CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
    • Operator : PORT IMPERIAL FERRY CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2400
  • Location
    • City : WEEHAWKEN
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 65
    • Full Load Capacity : 89 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 149
  • Size
    • Register length : 78.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28.4 Feet
    • Overall Length : 78.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.2 Feet
    • Height : 23 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2001
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1100520

PORT IMPERIAL FERRY CORP.

  • Operating Name : D/B/A NY WATERWAY
  • Area of Operation : RIVERS IN VICINITY OF NEW YORK CITY - NEW YORK HARBOR, HUDSON AND EAST RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ADMIRAL RICHARD E BENNI

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

AUSTIN TOBIN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

BAYONNE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

BRAVEST

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

BROOKLYN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

CAPT. MARK SUMMERS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

DOUGLAS B. GURIAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

EMPIRE STATE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ENDURING FREEDOM

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FATHER MYCHAL JUDGE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FINEST

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

FIORELLO LA GUARDIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FRANK R. LAUTENBERG

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FRANK SINATRA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

FRED V. MORRONE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

GARDEN STATE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

GEORGE WASHINGTON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

HENRY HUDSON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

HOBOKEN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

JERSEY CITY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

JOHN STEVENS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

MOIRA SMITH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

PETER WEISS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

PORT IMPERIAL MANHATTAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

PORT IMPERIAL NEW JERSEY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROBERT A. ROE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

ROBERT FULTON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

THOMAS H. KEAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

THOMAS JEFFERSON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

YOGI BERRA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

WEEKS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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