BRIDGEBUILDER IV

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BRIDGEBUILDER IV
    • Operator : AMERICAN BRIDGE MANUFACTURING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 360
  • Location
    • City : CORAOPOLIS
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 19
  • Size
    • Register length : 40 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 40.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 19 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 513612

AMERICAN BRIDGE MANUFACTURING

  • Area of Operation : GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY AND MISSISSIPPI RIVER SYSTEM
  • Principal Commodity : STRUCTURAL STEEL AND CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

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