G. P. KIMBERLY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : G. P. KIMBERLY
    • Operator : OMEGA PROTEIN, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : General Cargo / Passenger
    • Vessel Type : General Cargo Freighter
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : REEDVILLE
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 179
    • Full Load Capacity : 264 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 155.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 38.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 155.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 38.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 12.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12.5 Feet
    • Height : 65 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 517498

OMEGA PROTEIN, INC.

  • Area of Operation : COMPANY DOCK/CHESAPEAKE BAY / COASTAL MID ATLANTIC
  • Principal Commodity : MENHADEN FISH AND FISH WASTE

CALCASIEU PASS

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

FLEETON

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

GRAND CALLIOU

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN S. DEMPSTER JR.

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

RAPPA HANNOCK

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

REEDVILLE

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

SMUGGLERS POINT

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

TANGIER ISLAND

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

TIDELAND

  • Type : General Cargo Freighter
  • Construction : Steel

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