DECATUR

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DECATUR
    • Operator : 2699254
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 300
  • Location
    • City : OAK BROOK
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 15
  • Size
    • Register length : 38.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 38.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1964
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 574110

BETTY SUE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BULLFROG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN ZED

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HENRY J II

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MELISSA K

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PTT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

US Navy: Bigger is Better, but at What Cost?

US Navy: Bigger is Better, but at What Cost?

The U.S. Navy has a balanced fleet, but it wants to grow bigger and better. Will the budget allow both?   Maritime Reporter's March 2017 cover story on the U.S. Navy was all about the numbers. There exists several plans to grow the fleet beyond the current number of 308 ships, the Mitre recommendation of 414 ships, the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment 340-ship proposal