BOSTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BOSTON
    • Operator : STERLING EQUIPMENT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Single Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : QUINCY
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 621
    • Full Load Capacity : 1890 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 195 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 195 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1956
    • EQUIP1 : DIESEL PUMPS
    • Coast Guard Number : 272074

STERLING EQUIPMENT

  • Area of Operation : BOSTON HARBOR - TAMPA, FL
  • Principal Commodity : MATERIALS AND DREDGING; AND BARGE CHARTERING SERVICE

SEI

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SKIP

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STONEHAM

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

THE MARGARET

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WEYMOUTH

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WILL DOG

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WOOD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Unknown

WOOD 1

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARK QUINN

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

STATEN ISLAND

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

ALEX D.

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

BARRACKS BARGE

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

BIG WHIZZER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOSCO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EDNA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

IRON HEAD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAY MICHAEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LYNX

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS YVETTE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRICIA S

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAM M

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VICKI M

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

AF MARRESE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ANGELA S

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY D

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BULL DOG

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE COD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE HATTERAS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPE MAY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN A J FOURNIER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHRIS SHEEDY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHRISTY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

COLE

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CYRUS T.

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DALE PYATT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DANA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DIAMOND JUBILEE

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DICK Z.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

EAST COAST

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

EDDIE CARROLL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ERIC K

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

EXCALIBUR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

F J BELESIMO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HOT S

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HUDSON

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JACKIE B

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JAMIE D

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JAY CASHMAN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JOE D

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JOE VERROCHI

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JP

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JUDE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KELLY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KRAKEN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KURT SCHULTE

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LADY TARA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LITTLE CHRISTY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LUCAS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

M.E.R.C. SHEVLIN

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARCY C

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARISSA M

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MEGAN C

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MICHELLE D

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MIGHTY QUINN

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MR. BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MR. RANDY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NALLY

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PAUL LEDWELL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RANDY R.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RHETT

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RICHIE BARBER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RIG

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RORO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

S TOBIN

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Ferry Runs Aground in Boston Harbor

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