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Sun Contractors, Harvey LA

Most recent update: October 30, 2010.


Sun Contractors was a liftboat specialist which did not survive the downturn of the early 1980s.  The yard was located at 2051 Destrehan Avenue, on the west side of the Harvey Canal.  If anyone can provide any useful information about its ownership and activities, or add to the table below, please e-mail timcolton@aol.com

Hull # Name Operator

Vessel Type

Leg Length (Feet) GT Built Disposition
  Sealift #2   Liftboat 105 99 1972 Now Palometa
  Papa George Volcano Bay Fishing Vessel   107 1973 Active
  Mr. Pete John Bordlee Contractors Towboat     1973 Now James Robeson  
  Enterprise I Nguyen NV Fishing Vessel     1973  
5 Lauren   Liftboat 105 97 1973 Now Kristin Faye
  Queen Jean   Fishing Vessel   105 1973 Now Lady America
8 Power III   Liftboat 105 95 1974 Now Corina
12 B. W. Haley Halliburton Energy Services Inc Liftboat 125 98 1974 Active
  Paul McCollom   Supply Boat   200 1975 Now Miss Karen
19 F. A. Smith   Liftboat 75 75 1975 Now Global Lift 3
23 Jim Bostock   Liftboat 105 94 1976 Now Ram IX
25 Southern Cross Six   Liftboat 120 97 1976 Now Tilapia
26 Peggy Prophet Halliburton Energy Services Inc Liftboat 78 99 1976 Later Amelia Mary, now Capt. Ray
28 R. E. Johnson   Liftboat 105 94 1976 Now Remora
  Dub Jones   Supply Boat   200 1976 Now Aqua Jack 1
33 BAM I   Liftboat 120 96 1977 Now Maggie
  L. M. Romero   Liftboat 105 99 1977 Now Wolffish
36 M & M 101 M & M Wireline & Offshore Services Liftboat 75 40 1977 Active
41 Wayne Dickeson Global Industries Liftboat 105 98 1978 Now Carp
41B Harold B. Watson Global Industries Liftboat 120 98 1978 Now Gar
42 Armance Barrilleaux Global Industries Liftboat 105 94 1978 Now Cobia
44 Lab-Lift I Laborde Offshore Liftboat 105 99 1978 Now Jackfish
45 Troy Williams Halliburton Energy Services Inc Liftboat 75 69 1978 Active
  Stan Linquist Halliburton Energy Services Inc Liftboat   40 1978 Deleted
47 Bill Everett Global Industries Liftboat 105 93 1979 Now Barracuda
48 Bob McAmis Global Industries Liftboat 140 99 1978 Now Starfish
  Leon Grigsby Halliburton West Africa Supply Boat   194 1978 Active
  Mitch Zampicos   Supply Boat   137 1978 Now Zumax I
51 Wayne Sommer Global Industries Liftboat 125 92 1979 Now Global Lift 2
52 Harold Bradshaw Global Industries Liftboat 120 99 1979 Now Stingray
53 Walter Reetz Global Industries Liftboat 105 97 1979 Now Marlin
54 Ernie Pearson Global Industries Liftboat 105 97 1979 Now Tarpon
55 E. J. Henry Global Industries Liftboat 105 97 1978 Now Sea Trout
  Charlie Cobb Global Industries Liftboat 120 210 1979 Active
  Durwood Speed Global Industries Liftboat 120 210 1979 Active
58 Roy Powell Global Industries Liftboat 120 97 1979 Now Grouper
59 Enterprise Lloyd Songe Marine Inc Liftboat 125 99 1980 Active
61 Cecil Harris Halliburton Energy Services Inc Liftboat 125 92 1979 Active
62 Alton Rush Halliburton Energy Services Inc Liftboat 125 92 1979 Now Global Lift 7
63 Challenger Lloyd Songe Marine Inc Liftboat 125 99 1979 Active
64 Frank Puckett Global Industries Liftboat 105 97 1979 Now Herring
65 Jim Sandlin Global Industries Liftboat 105 97 1980 Now Dolphin
  Glenn K. Craig Global Industries Liftboat 120 210 1980 Now Tigerfish
69 Clifton E Foster Halliburton Energy Services Inc Liftboat 75 86 1980 Active
  Ben Tolbert Global Industries Liftboat 205 417 1981 Now Amberjack
  Zoal Albrecht Global Industries Liftboat 120 213 1981 Active
72 Jim George Global Industries Liftboat 150 194 1981 Now Manta Ray
73 Charles E. Masters Global Industries Liftboat 75 49 1980 Now Global Lift 4
74 Wayne M. Glen Global Industries Liftboat 75 49 1980 Now Endeavor
79 John W. Gilbert Halliburton Energy Services Inc Liftboat 125 90 1980 Active
  James T. Choate Global Industries Liftboat 120 210 1982 Active
  Dennis Doyle Global Industries Liftboat 150 407 1983 Now Black Marlin
85 Les Waters Global Industries Liftboat 150 186 1983 Now Seabass