C. B. FORD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : C. B. FORD
    • Operator : CHOCTAW TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1400
  • Location
    • City : DYERSBURG
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 179
  • Size
    • Register length : 73 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 73 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 44.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1984
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 678450

CHOCTAW TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER SYSTEM, TENN-TOM WATERWAY, INLAND WATERWAYS AND GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : RIVER CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

GLADYS FORD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. AMY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

MS. DEBBIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. LISA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MS. NANCY C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

A

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

IBL

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

M

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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