D.B. OLYMPIA

  • General
    • Vessel Name : D.B. OLYMPIA
    • Operator : GENERAL CONSTRUCTION CO.
    • Vessel Type : Undefined
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 756
    • Full Load Capacity : 756 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 150 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 60 Feet
    • Overall Length : 150 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 60 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1027118

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION CO.

  • Area of Operation : TACOMA, SEATTLE & PUGET SOUND, WA; AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

D B ANCHORAGE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

D B LOS ANGELES

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

D B SEATTLE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

D. B. COLUMBIA

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

D.B. GENERAL

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

D.B. PACIFIC

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

GC

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

GC PT NO POINT

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

KIEWIT

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

KIEWIT PACIFIC

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

KP

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

PT. BASALT

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

PT. DEFIANCE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

PT. VASHON

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

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Med Marine Builds New Tug for Israeli Coal Company

Med Marine Builds New Tug for Israeli Coal Company

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Modernizing a Fishing Vessel for Optimal Performance

Modernizing a Fishing Vessel for Optimal Performance

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114-year-old Tug Being Restored After Sinking

114-year-old Tug Being Restored After Sinking

One of Puget Sound's oldest surviving wooden tugs is being restored after sinking in Hood Canal in the summer of 2017.Built in 1906 by James Hall, the tugboat Parthia had a long-life servicing ships that called to Washington's Capital City, Olympia. Beyond working, she is also a five-time winner of the Olympia Harbor Days vintage tugboat races - a true icon of the city's waterfront.

Olympia Harbor Days Festival and Tugboat Races Canceled

Olympia Harbor Days Festival and Tugboat Races Canceled

Olympia Harbor Days Festival and Tugboat Races, the 47th edition, has been canceled for 2020 due to health and safety concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement comes from the Olympia Kiwanis Club Board of Directors after much discussion about how to keep the festival safe for all – from attendees and tugboat crews to vendors and volunteers.