FORT MACON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FORT MACON
    • Operator : MORAN PORTSMOUTH (A DIVISION OF MORAN TOWING CORP.)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1640
  • Location
    • City : PORTSMOUTH
    • STATE : NH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 47
  • Size
    • Register length : 92.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 23 Feet
    • Overall Length : 92.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 23 Feet
    • Load draft : 10 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1998
    • Year : 1998
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 257240
    • REBLT : *

MORAN PORTSMOUTH (A DIVISION OF MORAN TOWING CORP.)

  • Area of Operation : ATLANTIC COAST - ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY; KENNEBEC AND PISCATAQUA RIVERS; SHEEPSCOTT RIVER - WISCASSETT, ME; PORTLAND AND BATH, ME AND PORTSMOUTH, NH HARBOR
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

DRUM POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY M COPPEDGE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOWN POINT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

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SUNY Maritime mourns the Loss of Professor James McKoy

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