AURORA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : AURORA
    • Operator : BOSTON HARBOR CRUISES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 5200
  • Location
    • City : BOSTON
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 123
    • Passenger Capacity : 400
  • Size
    • Register length : 110 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 32.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 39 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1087449

BOSTON HARBOR CRUISES

  • Area of Operation : BOSTON INNER HARBOR, BOSTON OUTER HARBOR, MASSACHUSETTS BAY, WEYMOUTH FORE RIVER AND WEYMOUTH BACK RIVER; AND NEW YORK HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

FLO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

FLYING CLOUD

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

FORT INDEPENDENCE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

FORT WARREN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

FREDERICK L NOLAN JR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

GINA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

HUZZAH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

KNOTTS ISLAND

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

LI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

LIGHTNING

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

LYNDA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

MARTHA WASHINGTON

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

MATTHEW J. HUGHES

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

MICHAEL B. MELI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NATHANIEL BOWDITCH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

REGENCY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

RENDEZVOUS

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

RITA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROOKIE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

RUTH E. HUGHES

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

SALACIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

SCARLETT ISABELLA

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

TAMARA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

WILLIAM F. LISK

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ALIX

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ANDREA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ANDREWS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ASTERIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

BONNIE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

BUNKER HILL

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

CETACEA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Unknown

CLAIRE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

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