CHICAGO'S FIRST LADY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHICAGO'S FIRST LADY
    • Operator : MERCURY SIGHTSEEING BOATS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 440
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 42
    • Passenger Capacity : 225
  • Size
    • Register length : 86.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 96 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 18 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1991
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 975006

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 FAIR 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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