FRED R. SHEDD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FRED R. SHEDD
    • Operator : OHIO VALLEY ELECTRIC CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 730
  • Location
    • City : CHESHIRE
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 43
  • Size
    • Register length : 50 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 55 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.2 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 510982

OHIO VALLEY ELECTRIC CORP.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER - CHESHIRE, OH AREA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

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