CAPTAIN SAM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CAPTAIN SAM
    • Operator : NORFOLK DREDGING CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 320
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 23
  • Size
    • Register length : 46.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 13.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 46.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 13.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 14 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1953
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1174816

NORFOLK DREDGING CO.

  • Area of Operation : NORFOLK, VA AND APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILE RADIUS
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGED MATERIAL AND DREDGING PIPELINE

CAPTAIN ED

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

HILTON HEAD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORDRECO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORFOLK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PUSHER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

R. J. THORNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBBIE R

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAND FLY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM JR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

B. R.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CHOCTAW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SCOW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SJ

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KIRBY

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN EAGLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN BILLY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Wreck of WWII-era Cargo Ship Found in the Great Lakes

Wreck of WWII-era Cargo Ship Found in the Great Lakes

The wreck of a World War II-era freighter has been discovered in over 600 feet of water around 35 miles north of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula.Over the last 7 years, shipwreck researcher Dan Fountain has been studying remote sensing data in the search for shipwrecks in Lake Superior.

Burning Vessel Diverted to Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Burning Vessel Diverted to Dutch Harbor, Alaska

The US Coast Guard is continuing to assess a fire reported on the 410-foot general cargo vessel Genius Star XI off Dutch Harbor, Alaska.The vessel is carrying lithium-ion batteries, and the fire started on Christmas Day in cargo hold No. 1. The crew released carbon dioxide into the hold and sealed it over concerns of an explosion.

Australian Climate Change Activists Disrupt Shipping at Coal Port

Australian Climate Change Activists Disrupt Shipping at Coal Port

A climate change protest off Australia's east coast disrupted operations at the country's biggest coal export port on Saturday, the port operator said.Climate activist group Rising Tide, which claimed responsibility for the action, said around 1,500 people were at the protest, 300 of them in the shipping channel near the Port of Newcastle, as part of a 30-hour blockade set to run until 4 p.m.

California Boat Captain Guilty of 'Seaman's manslaughter' in Fire Deaths of 34 People

California Boat Captain Guilty of 'Seaman's manslaughter' in Fire Deaths of 34 People

The captain of a dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast in 2019, killing 34 people on board in one of the state's deadliest maritime disasters, was found guilty on Monday of a federal charge of seaman's manslaughter.Jerry Boylan, 70, was convicted by a U.S. District Court jury in Los Angeles on a single charged count of "misconduct or neglect of a ship officer" under a

Turkish Ship Not Damaged in Black Sea Explosion – Maritime Authority

A Turkish-flagged general cargo ship that was sailing on Thursday in the Black Sea en route to Ukraine's Izmail port did not sustain damage from an explosion, Turkey's maritime authority and the ship's captain told Reuters on Friday."An explosion occurred 15-20 meters behind the Kafkametler ship en route to Izmail port from Batumi port while it was cruising off the coast of Romania/Sulina (port)

Captain McManus Preps to Take the Helm of Empire State VII

Captain McManus Preps to Take the Helm of Empire State VII

Captain Morgan McManus will serve as the Ship’s Master on the Empire State VII, the first in a series of five National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV), which at press time was getting its post-sea trial finishing touches at Philly Shipyard. The project to design, build and deliver the NSMV series is one of the most exciting shipbuilding programs in the U.S.

Turkey Warned Russia After Cargo Ship Incident in Black Sea

Turkey Warned Russia After Cargo Ship Incident in Black Sea

Turkish authorities warned Russian counterparts after an incident involving a cargo ship in the Black sea which took place within international waters, Turkish presidency said in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Thursday."Following the incident with the ship counterparts from Russia are warned in an appropriate way to avoid these kinds of attempts that will escalate tensions in the

'Stop machine' - Russia Releases Video Showing Navy Boarding Cargo Ship in Black Sea

'Stop machine' - Russia Releases Video Showing Navy Boarding Cargo Ship in Black Sea

Russia on Tuesday released video footage showing an armed naval inspection unit boarding a cargo ship in the southwestern Black Sea on Sunday and questioning the captain about why the ship had not stopped when demanded to by a Russian warship.Russia said that it fired warning shots with automatic weapons at the Palau-flagged Sukru Okan vessel after it failed to respond to a demand for it to halt

US Commissions First Navy Warship in Foreign Port

US Commissions First Navy Warship in Foreign Port

The United States commissioned a warship in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday, the first time a U.S. Navy vessel joined active service at a foreign port, as the two close allies step up their military ties in response to China's expanding regional reach.The Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Canberra (LCS-30)—named after a Royal Australian Navy cruiser that was sunk while supporting the U.S.

WW2 Shipwreck Found 81 Years After Tragic Sinking

WW2 Shipwreck Found 81 Years After Tragic Sinking

Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles said on Saturday that the wreck of a Japanese merchant ship, sunk in World War Two with 864 Australian soldiers on board, had been found in the South China Sea, ending a tragic chapter of the country's history.Marles said the SS Montevideo Maru, an unmarked prisoner of war transport vessel missing since being sunk off the Philippines' coast in July 1942

MARAD Approves First Ships for Its Tanker Security Program

MARAD Approves First Ships for Its Tanker Security Program

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has approved the first vessels for participation in its Tanker Security Program (TSP), a newly created public-private partnership program that makes U.S.-flag commercial product tankers available to support U.S. armed forces.Modeled from MARAD's Maritime Security Program (MSP), the TSP assures the Department of Defense has access to U.S.

Steps To Take Now For New Maritime Infrastructure Funding Opportunities

Steps To Take Now For New Maritime Infrastructure Funding Opportunities

Much has been said both in Congress and by the current administration of the need to restore and enhance our nation’s transportation infrastructure, including its maritime transportation infrastructure. Recent legislation, such as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law), the Inflation Reduction Act