VALLEY VIEW FERRY AUTHORITY

  • Engineering District : Louisville
  • 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 : KENTUCKY RIVER MILE 157.9 AT VALLEY VIEW, KY
  • Vessels
    • Specialized Carrier : 1
    • Tugboat : 2
    • Vessels List : THE JOHN CRAIG, THE JOHN CRAIG II, BARGE
  • Address
    P. O. BOX 856 NICHOLASVILLE KY 40356
  • Contact
    • Phone : 606-885-4285
P. O. BOX 856 NICHOLASVILLE KY 40356

Managed Vessels

THE JOHN CRAIG

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THE JOHN CRAIG II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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