G. A. FRANKLIN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : G. A. FRANKLIN
    • Operator : GORE TRAWLERS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : VALONA
    • STATE : GA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 63
  • Size
    • Register length : 59.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 59.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Height : 32 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 507367

GORE TRAWLERS

  • Area of Operation : FROM MIAMI, FL TO MAINE (ON THE INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY); GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAY AND COASTAL ON ATLANTIC AND GULF OF MEXICO COASTS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING DREDGE EQUIPMENT

BOBBIE ANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

POPS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

New Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Crashed

New Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Crashed

The brand new Canadian Coast Guard vessel Sir John Franklin crashed into Victoria’s breakwater on March 22, crumpling a side of its back-end.The Seaspan-Shipyards-built Sir John Franklin was in sea trials when it crashed into Ogden Point breakwater.The 64-meter vessel, was heading into port when it banged into the wall, damaging it as well as the breakwater.

Coast Guard Begins Ice Breaking Ops in the Western Great Lakes

Coast Guard Begins Ice Breaking Ops in the Western Great Lakes

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie commenced Operation Taconite, the Coast Guard’s largest domestic icebreaking operation, Monday, in response to expanded ice growth in the commercial ports of Western Lake Superior and the St. Marys River.Operation Taconite encompasses Lake Superior, St. Marys River, Straits of Mackinac, Georgian Bay, Green Bay, northern Lake Huron, and Lake Michigan.

SNA's "Old Salt" Award Passed to Adm. Davidson

SNA's "Old Salt" Award Passed to Adm. Davidson

Adm. Philip S. Davidson, commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), became the Navy’s newest “Old Salt” during an award presentation Oct. 22 at the Pentagon.The “Old Salt” award is given to the active duty officer who has held the Surface Warfare Officer (SWO) qualification for the longest amount of time."It is a tremendous honor to receive this award.

Crewmember Charged for Fishing Vessel Murder

Crewmember Charged for Fishing Vessel Murder

A fishing vessel crewmember has been arrested and charged in federal court in connection with the murder of a fellow crewmember while their vessel was sailing off the coast of Massachusetts.Franklin Freddy Meave Vazquez, a Mexican national illegally present in the U.S., was charged with one count of murder and one count of attempted murder within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction

VT Halter to Build ATB Tug for Bouchard

VT Halter to Build ATB Tug for Bouchard

Mississippi shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc. said it has secured a new contract to build an articulated tug barge (ATB) tug with an option for a second vessel for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc.Construction of the new vessel, M/V Evening Stroll, begins immediately at the builder’s Pascagoula, Miss. shipyard, with delivery scheduled for December 2019.

Whale Watching Catamaran Ferries Delivered

Whale Watching Catamaran Ferries Delivered

A pair of multifunctional 29-meter catamaran passenger vessels, Acadia Explorer and Schoodic Explorer, have been delivered on the U.S. East Coast.Designed by Incat Crowther and built by Gulf Craft in Franklin, La. for Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co, the USCG Subchapter T certified vessels will be used for whale watching excursions

Thordon Bearings: EAL Protection in a Class of its Own

Thordon Bearings: EAL Protection in a Class of its Own

The ideal solution for the tightening regulatory noose also brings a different (and welcome) shade of ‘green’ for workboat operators.As the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ramps up enforcement of regulations that mandate that all vessels over 24 meters (78 feet) operating in US waters must switch over to EALs in all oil-to-sea interfaces before their next drydocking

McAllister Christens Tug Pair in NYC

McAllister Christens Tug Pair in NYC

There's nothing like New York City for a maritime event, and McAllister Towing and Transportation Co., Inc., one of the historic family-run companies serving the industry for more than 150 years, held a signature ceremony and party last night at Pier 16 in Manhattan with the christening of two tugboats, the Rosemary McAllister and the Capt. Brian A.

Maersk Line to Comply with U.S Sanctions on Iran

Maersk Line to Comply with U.S Sanctions on Iran

Maersk Line, a part of A. P. Moller-Maersk, acknowledged that the United states has announced it will cease its participation in the joint comprehensive plan of action (JCPOA), and re-impose Sanctions on Iran following a wind down period.   Maersk will respect U.S. regulation on Iran, and has initiated preparations to ensure compliance before the wind-down period expires.

Shipping Must Embrace Digital Technologies -Marine Money Panel

Shipping Must Embrace Digital Technologies -Marine Money Panel

“To be a top performer, you must embrace technology,” said Søren Meyer, Chief Strategy Officer, Maersk Tankers, speaking at the Marine Money Week conference in New York on Tuesday.Meyer was referring to the industry-wide digitalization evolution currently underway in the tanker shipping sector, as part of a panel discussion with Frank Coles, President, Transas Group

Metal Shark Acquires Horizon Shipbuilding Assets

Metal Shark Acquires Horizon Shipbuilding Assets

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has acquired the assets of Alabama-based Horizon Shipbuilding, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October 2017.Metal Shark will assume ownership of Horizon’s fully developed 35-acre shipbuilding facility in the Mobile Bay region, following a motion approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Alabama on June 5, 2018.

New Tug Joins McAllister Towing Fleet

New Tug Joins McAllister Towing Fleet

McAllister Towing has taken delivery of Rosemary McAllister, the second in a series of four 100’ x 40’, 80 metric ton bollard pull tugboats. The new vessel, the 32nd tractor tug in McAllister’s fleet, was completed at Eastern Shipbuilding in Panama City, Fla.The Rosemary is powered by 3516E Tier IV Caterpillar engines with twin Schottel SRP4000FP units.