BLUE WHALE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BLUE WHALE
    • Operator : DEATH'S DOOR MARINE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : ELLISON BAY
    • STATE : WI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 152
    • Full Load Capacity : 150 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 100 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 100 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.2 Feet
    • Height : 6.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1931
    • EQUIP1 : CRANE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

DEATH'S DOOR MARINE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BAY OF GREEN BAY AND SMALL PORTION OF LAKE MICHIGAN AREA SURROUNDING DOOR COUNTY
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, RIP RAP, STEEL SHEETING AND DREDGINGS

BLUE NORTHER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

SHELBY J.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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