CATALINA KING

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CATALINA KING
    • Operator : ABC BARGE & EQUIPMENT, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2200
  • Location
    • City : LONG BEACH
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 66
    • Passenger Capacity : 700
  • Size
    • Register length : 127.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 130 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.7 Feet
    • Height : 41 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 548119

ABC BARGE & EQUIPMENT, INC.

  • Area of Operation : LONG BEACH HARBOR AND CATALINA ISLAND
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

CATALINA DUCHESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

HARBOR KING

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SENTINEL

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

TWO HARBORS

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Fiberglass

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