CAPT. E. FRANK THOMPSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPT. E. FRANK THOMPSON
    • Operator : MAINE STATE FERRY SERVICE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1710
  • Location
    • City : ROCKLAND
    • STATE : ME
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 336
    • Full Load Capacity : 116 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 250
  • Size
    • Register length : 142.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 38 Feet
    • Overall Length : 144 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 38 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 33.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2012
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1231951

MAINE STATE FERRY SERVICE

  • Area of Operation : GULF OF MAINE, PENOBSCOT BAY AND BLUEHILL BAY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES

CAPT. CHARLES PHILBROOK

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. HENRY LEE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. NEAL BURGESS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

EVERETT LIBBY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GOVERNOR CURTIS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MARGARET CHASE SMITH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Sandy Hook Pilot Killed in Boarding Accident

Sandy Hook Pilot Killed in Boarding Accident

A Sandy Hook Pilots Association captain died from injuries suffered during a boarding accident on Wednesday.Capt. Timothy Murray reportedly fell from a pilot ladder while boarding a tanker inbound to the Port of New York & New Jersey at approximately 10:30 p.m., the pilots association said in a statement. Murray was evacuated to a local hospital, where he died from the injuries.The U.S.

USS Tripoli (LHA 7) Commissioned

USS Tripoli (LHA 7) Commissioned

The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Tripoli (LHA 7) Wednesday without the typical fanfare and traditional public commissioning ceremony due to public health and safety restrictions on large public gatherings amid the conronavirus pandemic.Delivered in February, USS Tripoli is the U.S. Navy's second America-class amphibious assault ship built by Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipyard in

Guards Block Oil Tanker from Loading in Libya

Guards Block Oil Tanker from Loading in Libya

Petroleum facilities guards prevented a tanker from entering Libya's Es Eider port to load a cargo of crude oil from storage on Wednesday, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said in a statement.The Delta Ocean tanker had been blocked from loading despite what NOC Chairman Mustafa Sanalla called "the clear Libyan and international consensus that the NOC should lift force majeure.

Ingalls Wins $936 Mln Contract to Build US Navy Destroyer

Ingalls Wins $936 Mln Contract to Build US Navy Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $936 million contract for the construction of an additional Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Flight III destroyer for the U.S. Navy. In 2018, Ingalls was awarded a $5.1 billion fixed-price incentive, multiyear contract for construction of six Arleigh Burke-class Flight III destroyers for the U.S. Navy.

Ingalls Delivers Destroyer Delbert D. Black

Ingalls Delivers Destroyer Delbert D. Black

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the U.S. Navy.Documents signed today mark the official transfer of custody of the ship from HII to the Navy. Delbert D. Black is scheduled to sail away from the Pascagoula, Miss. shipyard in August 2020.

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in New York Monday to support COVID-19 response efforts in the epicenter of America's coronavirus outbreak.The ship will serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, and will provide a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries

USNS Comfort Departs for New York

USNS Comfort Departs for New York

U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Norfolk, Va. Saturday for New York City in support of the COVID-19 response efforts.The Military Sealift Command ship will serve as a referral hospital for patients not infected with COVID-19, providing a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries, critical care and ward care for adults

USS Tripoli Delivered

USS Tripoli Delivered

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the newest America-class amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LHA 7) to the U.S. Navy on Friday. Tripoli will be commissioned later this year before sailing to its homeport of San Diego.Amphibious assault ships project power and maintain presence by serving as the cornerstone of the amphibious ready group or

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) completed builder’s trials February 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Navy said. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Ingalls Shipbuilding Division.The ship was previously underway for Alpha trials in December, and will be underway again in March for acceptance trials

Most NY Waterway Ferries Back in Service

Most NY Waterway Ferries Back in Service

The majority of NY Waterway ferries taken out of service for safety violations last month have returned to regular operations, the U.S. Coast Guard said.On November 24, the Coast Guard revealed that Sector New York marine inspectors determined that 23 of NY Waterway's 32 ferries had damage or discrepancies significant enough to warrant a suspension of service.

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened Saturday during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division.The second aircraft carrier in the Ford Class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is also the second aircraft carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding named for JFK.

MRS '19 Wraps Up @ SUNY Maritime

MRS '19 Wraps Up @ SUNY Maritime

“The decrease in state spending on higher education is what keeps me awake at night” is how RADM Michael Alfultis, President, SUNY Maritime College, neatly summarized the biggest challenge he faces as the leader of one of the U.S.’ leading maritime universities. “With a small student body (about 1700), the numbers simply don’t work