ALEXANDRIA BELLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALEXANDRIA BELLE
    • Operator : UNCLE SAM BOAT TOURS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 700
  • Location
    • City : ALEXANDRIA BAY
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 62
    • Passenger Capacity : 440
  • Size
    • Register length : 82.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32 Feet
    • Overall Length : 104 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.6 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1988
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 931822

UNCLE SAM BOAT TOURS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALEXANDRIA BAY AND CLAYTON, NY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

FREEDOM I

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND DUCHESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND WANDERER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

UNCLE SAM 7

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

UNCLE SAM II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

News

Callan Marine’s New Dredge General MacArthur Enters Service

Callan Marine’s New Dredge General MacArthur Enters Service

Callan Marine's new Jones Act cutterhead suction dredge (CSD) General MacArthur and its accompanying idler barge have entered service in Texas, heading to work on several projects before transiting to Corpus Christi for the second phase of the deepening and widening project.The newest and largest dredger in Callen Marine's fleet

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Weeks Marine Orders New Dredger at Eastern

Dredging contractor Weeks Marine has ordered a new trailer suction hopper dredger from Eastern Shipbuilding Group, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023.The new dredge, RB Weeks, to be constructed at Eastern's Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla. will be a sister ship to the Eastern-built twin screw TSHD Magdalen placed into service in 2018.

Metal Shark Building Launch for Pascagoula Pilots

Metal Shark Building Launch for Pascagoula Pilots

Shipbuilder Metal Shark said it is building a welded aluminum 55’ x 17’ pilot boat for the Pascagoula Bar Pilots Association in Mississippi, scheduled for delivery later this year.Designed in-house, the new 55 Defiant Pilot being built for Pascagoula Pilots incorporates the“faceted hull” design initially developed by Metal Shark for the U.S.

MARAD Awards Nearly $20 Mln for Small Shipyards

MARAD Awards Nearly $20 Mln for Small Shipyards

Two dozen small shipyards in the U.S. have received a combined $19.6 million through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Small Shipyard Grant Program to help fund upgrades and expansions that often lead to more competitive operations, quality ship construction and improved employee skill.“This $19.

Better Blasting: Send in the Robots

Better Blasting: Send in the Robots

When designing and constructing a new blast and paint facility at its yard in Belle Chasse, La., C&C Marine and Repair set out to create a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly worksite that would deliver a high-quality product.Fifteen months and 131 barges later, C&C Marine has nearly doubled its capacity as the facility and its robotic blasting technology continually meet and exceed

C&C Building Towboat Trio for Hines Furlong

C&C Building Towboat Trio for Hines Furlong

Hines Furlong Line currently has a trio of identical 6,000-horsepower towboats on order at C&C Marine and Repair in Belle Chasse, La.The timing is right to order the high-power newbuilds, said Kent Furlong, president and founder of Hines Furlong Line (HFL), citing the long-term implications of Subchapter M and the industry’s aging higher horsepower line haul fleet as key drivers behind the

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Nearly 200 towing vessels and 600 barges are queued on the Intracoastal Waterway while salvors work to clear a halved and partially sunken rock barge near Berwick, La., the U.S. Coast Guard said.A section of waterway has been closed since Sunday night, when a towing vessel pushing six rock-filled hopper barges ran aground at mile marker 99.

Metal Shark Delivers Two Pilot Boats to New Orleans

Metal Shark Delivers Two Pilot Boats to New Orleans

Shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered two new pilot boats to New Orleans-based operator Belle Chasse Marine Transportation, LLC (BCMT).Designed in-house by Metal Shark and built at the company’s Jeanerette, La. production facility, Jet 1 and Jet 2 are 45-foot welded aluminum Defiant-class monohull pilothouse vessels featuring an extensively proven hull design.

Clipper Bulk Expands Fleet

Clipper Bulk Expands Fleet

Dry bulk shipping firm Clipper Bulk has reached an agreement to expand its fleet with the purchase of three Handysize cargo vessels.The Copenhagen-based company informed that it has bought three bulkers in close collaboration with a unnamed financial partner.The 2010-built vessels, featuring over 32,500 dwt, are expected to be delivered in the coming months

C&C Marine Celebrates 100th Barge Blasted

C&C Marine Celebrates 100th Barge Blasted

Just nine months after opening their new Robotic Paint and Blasting facility C&C Marine and Repair has announced the blasting of its 100th barge. “We knew we had the capability to blast and paint barges quickly and efficiently, but what we’ve been able to accomplish in these first nine months has exceeded our expectations in both speed and quality of blast” says C&C Marine and Repair’s owner

Egypt Reopens Two Mediterranean Ports

Egypt Reopens Two Mediterranean Ports

Egypt on Saturday reopened the harbors of two of its Mediterranean ports, Alexandria and Dekheila, which had been shut due to bad weather, the Alexandria Port Authority said.The harbors were shut on Friday due to high waves and wind speeds, preventing ships from entering or leaving the ports, though loading and unloading within the ports was continuing normally, the authority said in a statement.

CSD General MacArthur Hits the Water

CSD General MacArthur Hits the Water

Texas-based, family-owned dredging business Callan Marine has  recently launched the General MacArthur, one of the largest cutter suction dredges in the U.S. market.At 290 feet in length and a 9 foot draft, the General MacArthur boasts 24,000 total installed horsepower.Powered by 3 Cat-MAK diesel engines, the dredge has a fuel capacity of over 300,000 gallons