B. J. BARBER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : B. J. BARBER
    • Operator : PORT NECHES TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : PORT NECHES
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 46
  • Size
    • Register length : 46.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 48 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Height : 39.7 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1998
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 624934
    • REBLT : *

PORT NECHES TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF TEXAS; NECHES RIVER; TEXAS AND LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : PIPE AND CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

E. T. BARBER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

E. W. BARBER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LION II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JILL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JOSH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SID

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STEW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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