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

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

This year, despite innumerable challenges and setbacks, a great number of new U.S.-flagged vessels made their way into service. In addition to Maid of the Mist's new electric tour boats James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla featured Wednesday, the newbuilds highlighted below are some of the most noteworthy to come out of U.S. shipyards in 2020.DredgerU.S.

C&C Delivers 6,600hp Towboat for Hines Furlong Line

C&C Delivers 6,600hp Towboat for Hines Furlong Line

Belle Chasse, La. shipyard C&C Marine and Repair announced Wednesday it has delivered the first in series new 6,600-horsepower triple-screw towboats for Nashville-based Hines Furlong Line.Scarlett Rose Furlong measures 170’ by 50’ with the pilot house eyeline measuring at 39’-3”.Designed by CT Marine based in Portland, Maine, the vessel includes three Cummins QSK60-M main engines

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.

C&C Marine Delivers Towboat to Maritime Partners

C&C Marine Delivers Towboat to Maritime Partners

Belle Chasse, La. shipyard C&C Marine and Repair said it has delivered the second vessel in a series of 15 towboats it is building for Metairie, La. based Maritime Partners, LLC.The 2,600-horsepower, 84’ x 34’ towboat Brooks M. Hamilton was designed by Entech Design, LLC, based in Kenner, La.

Passenger Vessel Grounds in the Saint Lawrence River

Passenger Vessel Grounds in the Saint Lawrence River

All passengers have safely debarked a passenger vessel that ran aground and began taking on water in the Saint Lawrence River near Alexandria Bay, N.Y., Thursday afternoon.The U.S. Coast Guard said it received a report at 1:17 p.m. that the tour boat Island Duchess, operated by Uncle Sam Boat Tours, had run aground with 134 passengers on board for a day cruise.

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Firms Resuming Output as Storm Passes

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Firms Resuming Output as Storm Passes

Energy companies on Monday began preparations to resume oil and gas production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a day after Tropical Storm Cristobal blew through with high winds and heavy rains.Producers had evacuated 182 offshore facilities and shut in about a third of oil and gas production in U.S. Gulf of Mexico wells as of Monday.