FREEDOM

  • General
    • Vessel Name : FREEDOM
    • Operator : AMERICAN CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : TACOMA
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 834
  • Size
    • Register length : 232.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 54.3 Feet
    • Overall Length : 242 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 54.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 19.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2014
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1249684

AMERICAN CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : PUGET SOUND; TRANSIT BETWEEN PUGET SOUND, WA COAST, GRAYS HARBOR; COLUMBIA RIVER CHANNEL, WEST COAST- FROM CALIFORNIA TO ALASKA
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGING AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

CHELAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TULALIP

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DUNGENESS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

EVERETT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LIBERTY

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

LUMMI ISLAND

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SKAGIT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

STILLAGUAMISH

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VALOR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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USS Little Rock Helps the Homeless in Montreal

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Wave Buoy Measurements on a Hexapod

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Man Overboard Prevention and Recovery

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U.S. Navy Relieves Seventh Fleet Commander

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