ELIZA LUCAS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ELIZA LUCAS
    • Operator : MORRISON, R. L. & SONS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 740
  • Location
    • City : MC CLEL- LANVILLE
    • STATE : SC
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 35
  • Size
    • Register length : 47.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 47.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 518102

MORRISON, R. L. & SONS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERWAYS OF NORTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA & GEORGIA HARBORS, BAYS, SOUNDS, RIVERS AND THE ATLANTIC WATERWAY (AIWW)
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING; CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

AMAZONAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NICOLE GUIDRY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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U.S. Navy: DDG(X) is a Large Surface Combatant with Room to Grow

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US Navy: Building Small Combatants to Create Force Structure and Capability

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US Grain Shipments Through Great Lakes-Seaway Up 39%

US Grain Shipments Through Great Lakes-Seaway Up 39%

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India's Adani Nears First Coal Load from Controversial Australian Mine

India's Adani Nears First Coal Load from Controversial Australian Mine

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Stolt Tankers Appoints Schroeder as Managing Director

Stolt Tankers Appoints Schroeder as Managing Director

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US Grain, Coke Exports Drive Great Lakes-Seaway Shipping Activity in June

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Toledo Harbor Dredging Contract Awarded

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Stolt Tankers Adds Three Chemical Tankers

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US Navy Destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125) Christened

US Navy Destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125) Christened

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Ingalls Begins Combat System Tests on Destroyer Jack H. Lucas

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