ADMIRAL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ADMIRAL
    • Operator : BALBOA ISLAND FERRY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Wood
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 135
  • Location
    • City : NEWPORT BEACH
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 9
    • Full Load Capacity : 3 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 75
  • Size
    • Register length : 57.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 13.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1954
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 267398

BALBOA ISLAND FERRY

  • Area of Operation : NEWPORT HARBOR; NEWPORT BEACH, CA; BALBOA BEACH AREA IN HARBOR WITH LANDINGS AT PALM STREET (BALBOA PENINSULA) & AGATE AVENUE (BALBOA ISLAND)
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND AUTOMOBILES

CAPTAIN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Wood

COMMODORE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Wood

News

Rear Admiral Hann Confirmed to NOAA Leadership Post

Rear Admiral Hann Confirmed to NOAA Leadership Post

The U.S. Senate confirmed on Tuesday evening President Biden’s nomination of NOAA Rear Admiral Nancy Hann to lead the NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO) and NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps), one of the nation’s eight uniformed services.“From flying into hurricanes to crewing remote explorations to the deepest depths of the ocean

Series of Failures After Fire Led to Destruction of USS Bonhomme Richard

Series of Failures After Fire Led to Destruction of USS Bonhomme Richard

A U.S. Navy investigation released on Wednesday found that a fire aboard a warship last year, which was caused by arson, was preventable and that a series of failures after it started led to the destruction of the ship.More than 60 people, including about 40 sailors, were treated for minor injuries during several days of fighting flames on the 844-foot-long (257-meter) amphibious assault ship

Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

Biden Appoints Ann Phillips as MARAD Administrator

President Joe Biden intends to nominate Ann Phillips to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) at the Department of Transportation (DOT), the White House announced Thursday. The position has been vacant since Mark Buzby resigned from the role in the wake of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in January.If confirmed, Phillips, a retired U.S.

Callan Marine Releases Tender Package for US' Largest Hopper Dredge

Callan Marine Releases Tender Package for US' Largest Hopper Dredge

Texas-based dredging contractor Callan Marine on Monday said it has released a tender package to build what it said will be the nation’s largest capacity trailing suction hopper dredge.The new dredge, to be named the Admiral Nimitz, will have an overall length of 422 feet, a breadth of 92 feet and a hopper capacity of 16,000 cubic yards.

Fincantieri Inks Deal to Support Daewoo in Aircraft Carrier Design

Fincantieri Inks Deal to Support Daewoo in Aircraft Carrier Design

Fincantieri signed a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to support the Conceptual Design of the new class of aircraft carriers “CVX” for the Navy of the Republic of Korea (South Korea).The program relating to the first-in-class unit envisages the tender for the Basic Design starting from the second half of 2021

UK Royal Navy Appoints First Woman Admiral

UK Royal Navy Appoints First Woman Admiral

A woman officer will be appointed to the rank of admiral for the first time in the centuries-long history of the British Royal Navy.Commodore Jude Terry, who has served for nearly a quarter of a century, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral, making her the most senior woman in the Royal Navy, past or present.

Eastern Lays Keel for Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

Eastern Lays Keel for Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) on Monday held a keel authentication ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s future Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC), USCGC Chase (WMSM-916), at its Nelson Street facility in Panama City, Fla.The 360-foot vessel is the second of the Heritage-class OPC being built by Eastern to replace the Coast Guard's 210-foot and 270-foot Medium Endurance Cutters.

Iran Says It Was Not Behind Blast On Israeli-owned Ship

Iran Says It Was Not Behind Blast On Israeli-owned Ship

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran on Monday for an explosion aboard an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, an accusation rejected by Tehran.The vehicle-carrier Helios Ray was hit between Thursday night and Friday morning by a blast above the water line that a U.S official said ripped holes in both sides of its hull. An Israeli official said limpet mines were used.

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria’s navy plans to strengthen its measures to root out and punish personnel who collude with kidnappers and criminals, its new naval chief said.Kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea, which covers 2.3 million square kilometers and borders some 20 countries, hit a record last year, according to the International Maritime Bureau.

MARAD Administrator Mark Buzby Resigns

MARAD Administrator Mark Buzby Resigns

Mark Buzby, the Trump-appointed head of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), has resigned following the violent intrusion of the U.S. Capitol by the President's supporters, the agency confirmed to MarineLink.“I no longer believe that I am able to serve as a member of the administration while remaining true to the values which have been the core of my service to the people of our nation

Navy Ends Search for Man Overboard from USS Theodore Roosevelt

Navy Ends Search for Man Overboard from USS Theodore Roosevelt

The U.S. Navy called off its search for a sailor missing from aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) after the crewmember reportedly fell overboard off the coast of Southern California.Search and rescue efforts ended at sunset Saturday after Theodore Roosevelt, USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), USS Russell (DDG 59), USS Howard (DDG 83), USS Charleston (LCS 18), USS Portland (LPD 27) the U.S.

Interview: Rear Admiral John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, US Navy

Interview: Rear Admiral John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, US Navy

Insights on technology advances with Rear Admiral John Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command.Rear Admiral Okon never started out to have a career in Oceanography, rather in Broadcast Meteorology. “At NY Maritime College, I studied both Meteorology and Oceanography and became equally passionate about Oceanography. Thanks to the U.S. Navy, we have a career field in both.