HARRIS COUNTY - PRECINCT #2

  • Engineering District : Galveston
  • TSO Series Number : TS-4 Transportation Lines on the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
  • Principal Commodity List : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES
  • Area of Operation : ACROSS HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL, LAT 29 N AND LONG 95 W
  • Vessels
    • Specialized Carrier : 2
    • Vessels List : ROSS S. STERLING, WILLIAM P. HOBBY
  • Address
    1001 INDEPENDENCE PKWY N. BAYTOWN TX 77520
  • Contact
    • Phone : 281-424-3521
1001 INDEPENDENCE PKWY N. BAYTOWN TX 77520

Managed Vessels

ROSS S. STERLING

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM P. HOBBY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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