CHICAGO'S FAIR LADY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHICAGO'S FAIR LADY
    • Operator : MERCURY SIGHTSEEING BOATS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 460
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 82
    • Passenger Capacity : 324
  • Size
    • Register length : 72.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 23 Feet
    • Overall Length : 75 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 23.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 17.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 600933

MERCURY SIGHTSEEING BOATS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CHICAGO, IL AREA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

CHICAGO'S CLASSIC LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S FIRST LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S LEADING LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S LITTLE LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

LADY GREBE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

SKYLINE PRINCESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SKYLINE QUEEN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

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Bulk Carrier Caught Dumping Garbage in Great Barrier Reef

Bulk Carrier Caught Dumping Garbage in Great Barrier Reef

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'Every Ship That is Available is Sailing,' Says Hapag-Lloyd CEO

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Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire.The deal, agreed more than four years after Britain voted narrowly to leave the bloc

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