DRUMMOND ISLANDER IV

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DRUMMOND ISLANDER IV
    • Operator : EASTERN UPPER PENINSULA TRANSIT AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1920
  • Location
    • City : DRUMMOND ISLAND
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 65
    • Full Load Capacity : 570 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 131
  • Size
    • Register length : 148 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 148 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.9 Feet
    • Height : 36.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2000
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1101330

EASTERN UPPER PENINSULA TRANSIT AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : DETOUR TO DRUMMOND ISLAND, BARBEAU TO NEEBISH ISLAND, MI; SAULT STE. MARIE TO SUGAR ISLAND
  • Principal Commodity : VEHICLES AND PASSENGERS

DRUMMOND ISLANDER III

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NEEBISH ISLANDER II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SUGAR ISLANDER II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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