CAPT. BILL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPT. BILL
    • Operator : WESTERN RIVERS BOAT MANAGEMENT, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3950
  • Location
    • City : ASH FLAT
    • STATE : AR
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 306
  • Size
    • Register length : 131 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 131 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.3 Feet
    • Height : 38.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1974
    • Year : 1974
    • EQUIP1 : 2 40 TON WINCHES
    • Coast Guard Number : 272085
    • REBLT : *

WESTERN RIVERS BOAT MANAGEMENT, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ALL WESTERN RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING DRY GOODS

BRITNEY LEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JOHNNY COE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. WHITEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

COWBOY CARL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANICE E. STRAIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENDELL BRIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUXORA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LYDIA MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ABBY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS DOROTHY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS JANICE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS NATALIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS NELDA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. CHUCK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. JASON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. LEWIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RACHELLE MARIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM E. STRAIT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Semi-submerged Tug Leaking Diesel after Bridge Allision

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