FLOYD J. LUPTON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FLOYD J. LUPTON
    • Operator : NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FERRY DIVISION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 950
  • Location
    • City : CHERRY BRANCH
    • STATE : NC
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 289
    • Full Load Capacity : 81 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 300
  • Size
    • Register length : 167.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 44 Feet
    • Overall Length : 180 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 44 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.5 Feet
    • Height : 36.3 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2000
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1090004

NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FERRY DIVISION

  • Area of Operation : RIVERS AND SOUNDS; EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTLINE; NORTH LANDING RIVER; PAMLICO RIVER; NEUSE RIVER; CAPE FEAR RIVER; PAMLICO SOUND, HATTERAS INLET
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND AUTOMOBILES

CAPE POINT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CARTERET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CEDAR ISLAND

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAMACOMICO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CROATON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FORT FISHER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FRISCO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GOV. JAMES B. HUNT JR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GOVERNOR DANIEL RUSSELL

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

HATTERAS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

KINNAKEET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NEUSE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

OCRACOKE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

PAMLICO

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROAKNOKE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SILVER LAKE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SOUTHPORT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SWAN QUARTER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

THOMAS A. BAUM

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

W. STANFORD WHITE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ALBEMARLE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

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