DEFIANCE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DEFIANCE
    • Operator : GRAND RIVER NAVIGATION COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 7200
  • Location
    • City : AVON LAKE
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 133
  • Size
    • Register length : 134.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 42.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 150 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 42.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 18.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 16 Feet
    • Height : 72 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 646729

GRAND RIVER NAVIGATION COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : LAKES MICHIGAN, HURON, ERIE, SUPERIOR, ONTARIO AND CONNECTING RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : STONE, SAND, SALT, COAL AND ORE

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  • Construction : Steel

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  • Construction : Steel

MANITOWOC

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  • Construction : Steel

INVINCIBLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ASHTABULA

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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