BLANCHE V.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BLANCHE V.
    • Operator : HANSON MATERIAL SERVICE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 960
  • Location
    • City : LOCKPORT
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 76
  • Size
    • Register length : 60 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 60 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 650718

HANSON MATERIAL SERVICE

  • Area of Operation : ILLINOIS WATERWAY - UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, SAND, GRAVEL AND STONE

KIOWA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LIMEY II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MALLARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARIETTE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MORRIS NO

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORTHLAND

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

STACY DIANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MSC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALFRED HAGERTY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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