BELLE OF LOUISVILLE

  • Engineering District : Louisville
  • TSO Series Number : TS-4 Transportation Lines on the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
  • Principal Commodity List : PASSENGERS
  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER--LOUISVILLE, KY AREA
  • Vessels
    • Passenger : 2
    • Vessels List : BELLE OF LOUISVILLE, SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON
  • Address
    401 W. RIVER ROAD LOUISVILLE KY 40202
  • Contact
    • Phone : 502-574-2992
401 W. RIVER ROAD LOUISVILLE KY 40202

Managed Vessels

BELLE OF LOUISVILLE

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

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