BILL JR.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BILL JR.
    • Operator : NORFOLK TOWING & LIGHTERAGE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 700
    • Full Load Capacity : 700 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 150 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 45 Feet
    • Overall Length : 150 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 45 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 9 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1086478

NORFOLK TOWING & LIGHTERAGE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERWAYS, WEST OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL
  • Principal Commodity : PROPELLERS FOR SHIPS, PILINGS AND ANCHOR CHAIN

HALF HITCH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BILLINDA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BILLY IV

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLIE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HEATH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JUNIOR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LINDA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARTINA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

QUINN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RANDALL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TRAVIS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VIRGINIA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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