BOB

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BOB
    • Operator : HUGHES BROS., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 684
    • Full Load Capacity : 1450 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 135 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
    • Overall Length : 135 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 50 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1989
    • Year : 1989
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : CG024783
    • REBLT : *

HUGHES BROS., INC.

  • Area of Operation : EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES
  • Principal Commodity : CHARTERS TO OTHERS

BRIDGEBUILDER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRIDGEBUILDER 22

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIGHTY JOE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALFALFA

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BILL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CATHERINE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHUBBY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DARLA

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HUGHES

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LINDA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

OAK

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SHARON

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SPANKY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STYMIE

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

THOMAS

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VIRGINIA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WHEEZER

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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