FLETCHER ARMSTRONG

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FLETCHER ARMSTRONG
    • Operator : ERGON MARINE AND INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : MEMPHIS
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 79
  • Size
    • Register length : 55 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 55 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1976
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 575658

ERGON MARINE AND INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER MILE 415 TO MILE 450 AND MILE 700 TO MILE 750 AHP, LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : DIESEL FUEL, LUBE OILS, POTABLE WATER, CREW, GROCERIES AND PARTS

BV

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ERGON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ERGONOT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GENERAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARITIME

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SCOUT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SYNERGY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MM

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

News

Study: Sunlight Degrades Polystyrene Faster than Expected

Study: Sunlight Degrades Polystyrene Faster than Expected

A study published by researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) shows that polystyrene, one of the world’s most ubiquitous plastics, may degrade in decades or centuries when exposed to sunlight, rather than thousands of years as previously thought.  The study published October 10, 2019, in the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters.

R/V Nanuq Joins U. of Alaska Fleet

R/V Nanuq Joins U. of Alaska Fleet

The College of Fisheries and Marine Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks added a new Armstrong Marine-built research vessel to its fleet, Nanuq, which arrived in Seward, Alaska, ealiers this summer.The Port Angeles, Wash.-based boatbuilder designed the 40-foot aluminum hulled boat and Pacific Power Group, working closely with Armstrong

Armstrong Marine Delivers R/V to University of AK

Armstrong Marine Delivers R/V to University of AK

The 40’ x 13’ research vessel Nanuq recently entered service for the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. In a competitive solicitation process last year, the University selected Armstrong Marine’s proposal to design and build the vessel.Nanuq is customized for research and teaching operations.

Armstrong Delivers Dive Compliance Vessel

Armstrong Delivers Dive Compliance Vessel

The 38 x 13-ft. monohull dive compliance vessel Sentry was recently accepted by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) after successful launch and sea trials in Port Angeles Harbor. In a competitive solicitation process last year, DNR selected Armstrong Marine’s proposal to design and build multiple vessels for their Marine Law Enforcement program.

The Enduring, Iconic U.S. Flag ATB Model

The Enduring, Iconic U.S. Flag ATB Model

The view from the Bouchard Boardroom and … beyond.The roots of the now familiar and reliable articulated tug and barge (ATB) business are deep and stretch all the way back to the 1800’s. Along the way, various patents to connect a tug and a barge with a secure mechanical connection were filed.

Scripps Adds New Research Vessel

Scripps Adds New Research Vessel

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego has added to its fleet a fourth research vessel, which was constructed by Armstrong Marine. The research vessel Bob and Betty Beyster is expected to launch in mid-April for use in San Diego.Armstrong Marine of Port Angeles, Washington, designed the 42-foot aluminum hulled boat.

Research Vessel Delivered to Orca Maritime

Research Vessel Delivered to Orca Maritime

Washington-based boat builder Armstrong Marine said it has delivered a new 42’ x 16’ catamaran research vessel, Benthic Cat, to Orca Maritime, Inc. following launch and sea trials in Port Angeles Harbor. The vessel will enter service immediately, beginning with a week-long operation around San Clemente Island.

Armstrong Bags Hat Island Ferry Contract

Armstrong Bags Hat Island Ferry Contract

Boatbuilder Armstrong Marine USA has been selected to construct a custom passenger ferry for the community of Hat Island, Washington.The 49-passenger USCG Subchapter T vessel features a galley, head, Northern Lights 9kW generator, Garmin/NMEA electronics package, and PA system. Vessel completion is slated for Fall, 2020.

Armstrong Delivers Dive Boat to DNR

Armstrong Delivers Dive Boat to DNR

A new monohull dive compliance vessel Salish Scout was recently accepted by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) after successful launch and sea trials in Port Angeles Harbor.In a competitive solicitation process last year, DNR selected Armstrong Marine’s proposal to design and build multiple vessels for their Marine Law Enforcement program.

Armstrong Catamaran Arrives in Alaska

Armstrong Catamaran Arrives in Alaska

The 46’ x 17.5’ high tunnel catamaran George Ryan recently arrived in Juneau after departing Port Angeles, Washington three days prior. The vessel was built by Armstrong Marine USA for Alaska Tales Whale Watching, located in Juneau. Alaska Tales also operates a 42’ catamaran, Jay Ellis, built by Armstrong in 2017.

The Bolton Marine Group Acquires Daigle Marine

The Bolton Marine Group has acquired Daigle Marine, one of the nation’s leading commercial boat builders. Founder, Steve Daigle and co-owner, Bob Kristmanson have completed the private sale of Daigle Marine to The Bolton Marine Group.As a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bolton Marine Group, Daigle Marine, based in Campbell River

New Armstrong NAIAD RHIB Operating in Hawaii

New Armstrong NAIAD RHIB Operating in Hawaii

The 12.5m x 4.2m NAIAD RHIB Kibou recently commenced daily tours in Hawaii. The vessel was built by Armstrong Marine USA for Hawaii Experiences, which also operates the 40’ catamaran Mirai, built by Armstrong in 2017. Pacific Boats & Yachts, Armstrong Marine’s Hawaii agent, collaborated on both projects.