CAPT. RON L.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPT. RON L.
    • Operator : VULCAN MARINE SERVICES
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 750
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 58
  • Size
    • Register length : 56 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 48 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 628726

VULCAN MARINE SERVICES

ARAPAHO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARIES

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. HENRY KNOTT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. TED

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. TOM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHATTANOOGA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHESAPEAKE STAR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

D. GRAY KIMEL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

FORT PIKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JEANNIE CLAY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NIGHT OWL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NIGHTHAWK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM E POOLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE CHOPTANK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE GUNPOWDER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE JAMES

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE NANTICOKE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE PATAPSCO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE POCOMOKE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE POTOMAC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE RAPPAHANNOCK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE SUSQUEHANNA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE TRED AVON

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE WICOMICO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE YORK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FRI

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LOVELAND

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

R

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VMC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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