New Owner for TowBoatUS Boston, Beverly, Newburyport

Longtime captain Tim Peters has purchased the franchise rights to TowBoatUS Boston, Beverly, and Newburyport from Capt. Mike Goodridge, the company founder and one of the earliest owners in the TowBoatUS fleet. Peters has also added a fourth location, TowBoatUS Portsmouth, with headquarters on the Piscataqua River in Eliot, Maine.

The company’s eight response vessels range from 24 to 31 feet, and are rigged for towing, jump-starts, fuel delivery, and soft ungroundings. The company also offers salvage, recovery, dive and hazmat services.