GEORGE W. THOMPSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GEORGE W. THOMPSON
    • Operator : BUCHANAN MARINE, L.P., A. P. FRANZ, JR. TRUSTEE OF THE BUCHANAN TRUST
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 478
    • Full Load Capacity : 1314 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 120 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 120 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 19 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1966
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 506302

BUCHANAN MARINE, L.P., A. P. FRANZ, JR. TRUSTEE OF THE BUCHANAN TRUST

  • Area of Operation : NEW YORK HARBOR AREA, HUDSON RIVER AND LONG ISLAND SOUND
  • Principal Commodity : CRUSHED STONE

CAROL J

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CLINTON POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DADDONNA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANDY CERONI

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ANTHONY GRACE

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ARTHUR J. HENDRICKSON

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

B

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

B 2020 ROLAND FOURNIER

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

C. VANDERBILT JR.

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CLARENCE RYDER

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

EDWARD A. TULLY

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FEENEY

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FRANK P. DICCIANNI

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

FREDERICK C. PALMER

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JACK J. RAIMONDI

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JOSEPH A. FERRARA

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JOSEPH A. RAIA SR.

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

JOSEPH J. CESARANO

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARIE SCARMELLA

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MARY H. PETRILLO

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MILTON A. HENDRICKSON

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NICHOLAS A. GENOVESE

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NICOLA LIZZA

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PORT WASHINGTON

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TONY DISTEFANO

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Nigeria Convicts First Pirates Under New Maritime Law

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Video: President Trump Visits Fincantieri Marinette Marine

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FMC Commissioner Sees Some Normalcy Returning to Shipping

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Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

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