BIG DADDY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BIG DADDY
    • Operator : RIVER SALVAGE COMPANY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1400
  • Location
    • City : PITTSBURGH
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 63
  • Size
    • Register length : 51.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 44 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1964
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 294085

RIVER SALVAGE COMPANY, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, MONONGAHELA & OHIO RIVERS (PITTSBURGH AREA). MISSISSIPPI RIVER & THE GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY (LOUISIANA).
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

CONGO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COREY JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CORY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DONNA LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES GARRETT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSE Z

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LISA JO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARILYN ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAX K

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MYLA RAE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANIABA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAM D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHANNON HOLSTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TUSKEGEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BIG ELMER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

J

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RS

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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