DIAMOND BELLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DIAMOND BELLE
    • Operator : DIAMOND JACK'S RIVER TOURS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 715
  • Location
    • City : DETROIT
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 63
    • Passenger Capacity : 346
  • Size
    • Register length : 86.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25 Feet
    • Overall Length : 97.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1958
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 276809

DIAMOND JACK'S RIVER TOURS

  • Area of Operation : DETROIT RIVER BETWEEN LAKE ERIE AND LAKE ST. CLAIR; OCCASIONALLY ON LAKE ERIE, LAKE ST. CLAIR AND THE ST. CLAIR RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

DIAMOND JACK

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

DIAMOND QUEEN

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

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TOP 5 Yachts of 2018

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Top 10 Ships of 2018: #1 - Diamond Gas Orchid

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Merger Creates $1.65B Tanker Giant

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New Gensets for De Beers’ Diamond Mining Vessel

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