AMAZING GRACE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AMAZING GRACE
    • Operator : OLDPORT MARINE SERVICES, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 270
  • Location
    • City : NEWPORT
    • STATE : RI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 29
    • Passenger Capacity : 86
  • Size
    • Register length : 44.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 52.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.5 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 522656

OLDPORT MARINE SERVICES, INC.

  • Area of Operation : NEWPORT HARBOR AND VICINITY; GREAT SALT POND; BLOCK ISLAND, RI AND EDGARTOWN, MA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ALERT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

CAN DO

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Wood

ECHO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

PATRIOT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

RANGER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

REMEDY

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

RESTLESS

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ROLL

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

SALLY FORTH

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SCOUT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

TANGO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

WELCOME

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

News

Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

George Raymond Duclos, age 86, died peacefully on February 15, 2020 surrounded by his family. The son of the late Raymond and Albertine (Bertha Chenard) Duclos.  Born in 1933 in Fall River, MA, George spent most of his life in Westport, MA spending summers on the Watuppa Pond and moving to the Pond permanently in the 1960's.

@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

@ Glosten: “Crazy ideas are not off the table”

From racing scows on the inland lakes of Minnesota to graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy to taking the helm of Glosten, Morgan Fanberg has led a ‘maritime life.’ We caught up with Fanberg in his Seattle office to discuss the path ahead for one of the U.S.’ most progressive and respected naval architecture and marine engineering firms.

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was launched Monday at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding yard in Virginia.Following the launch, the Ford Class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), was guided with help from six tugboats down the James River about a mile from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Dry Dock 12, where it has been under construction

Interview: Boriana Farrar, Ship Owners Claims Bureau

Interview: Boriana Farrar, Ship Owners Claims Bureau

Boriana Farrar is a familiar face in maritime circles, the Vice President and Counsel and a Senior Claims Executive and Business Development Director for the Americas at the Ship Owners Claims Bureau, Inc. managers of the American P&I Club. We met with her in her NYC office to discuss her path from her native Bulgaria to a top maritime professional position.

Maritime History & the Panama Canal

Maritime History & the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is a strategic crossroads for maritime traffic, and is arguably one of the most important maritime developments in the past century. Here we take a deeper dive into the history behind that famous strip of waterway.The present canal, which saw its first vessel transits in 1914, along with possible alternatives through Nicaragua and Mexico

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

Ship Design & The Inevitability of Change

At one time the most powerful lighthouse in the United States was Twin Lights in Highlands New Jersey. Today it is a wonderful little museum and right now it has a very interesting show of paintings by Maarten Platje on the War of 1812. One painting is called the Great Chase and it tells this amazing story of the US Frigate Constitution being becalmed off the New Jersey coast and becoming

NATO RV Alliance is not just quiet, it’s ice-capable

NATO RV Alliance is not just quiet, it’s ice-capable

An interview with Ian Sage, director for marine operations, NATO Center for Maritime Research and Experimentation, La Spezia, Italy.NATO’s 3,100-ton, 305-foot research vessel NRV Alliance has been a leading platform for underwater acoustics research to the benefit of NATO navies.  The ship operated with a civilian crew under the German flag for many years for the NATO SACLANT Center

Stena Seeks India's Help to Release Ship

Stena Seeks India's Help to Release Ship

Stena Bulk  chief executive and president Erik Hanell wrote to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to personally enter the efforts to secure the release of UK-flagged tanker ship Stena Impero and its primarily Indian crew members, who have been detained in Iran since mid-July.According to media reports, the owner of British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero

Iran Attempts UK Tanker Block, Fails

Iran Attempts UK Tanker Block, Fails

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tankerThree Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday.

Britain Foils Iranian Attempt to Block Tanker

Britain Foils Iranian Attempt to Block Tanker

Three Iranian vessels tried to block a BP-operated tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the UK government said on Thursday.Britain urged Iran to "de-escalate the situation in the region" after the British Heritage, a Suezmax oil tanker operated by BP under an Isle of Man flag, was approached.

Book Review: Getting Down to It; 50 Years of Subsea Success in Norway

Book Review: Getting Down to It; 50 Years of Subsea Success in Norway

The Norwegian Continental Shelf’s journey from the very first basic marinized subsea trees to today’s complex and sophisticated subsea processing equipment has been a rapid, at times turbulent, but always remarkable.There are many engineers who have seen through that journey, from the first exploration wells using Norwegian rigs in the mid-1970s to today.

INSIGHTS: Metal Shark's Chris Allard

INSIGHTS: Metal Shark's Chris Allard

A naval architect and graduate of the Webb Institute, Co-Owner/CEO Chris Allard introduced the engineering-centric approach that has fueled Metal Shark’s growth; driving innovation and transforming the company from a regional builder to a globally recognized industry leader.A member of the ownership team since 2005, Mr.