October 20, 2015

Houghton Marine’s Equipment

The Iron Eagle, was custom built in Rockport Maine in 2004. It is a 34 foot long aluminum hulled mooring hauler with twin caterpillar diesel engines. The hauler comes equipped with a 12,000 lb Pullmaster deck winch powered off the diesel engines.  “Iron Eagle” has the capability to lifting 10,000 pounds and along with providing mooring service the mooring hauler has been used to salvage small boats, lift docks for repair, and special customer projects through the years.

 

Houghton Marine Iron Eagle

Iron Eagle

Additional equipment includes a 15 foot Boston Whaler and a 14 foot wooden dory skiff. for supplemental boat equipment. As mentioned in the page “About Us” The Iron Eagle has also been used in the past as an emergency drill platform for Massport Authority in Boston Harbor.

Christening Day!

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Iron Eagle