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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Danish Frigate Kills Four Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

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Eye on the Navy: Navy extends Life for Research Ships, but Says Farewell to FLIP

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Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

Ten Men Get 12 Years in Prison for Chinese Ship Hijacking

A court in Lagos sentenced 10 men to 12 years in prison on Friday for kidnapping the crew of a Chinese-flagged merchant vessel last year, the navy said, a verdict that officials hope will help tackle piracy in the waters off Nigeria's coast.Federal high court Justice Ayokunle Faji, who also fined each man 250,000 naira ($608) for each of the three counts for which they were charged

Richard W. Spinrad Confirmed to Lead NOAA

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US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

US FMC Commissioners Urge Vaccinations for Maritime Workers

This week, U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioners Daniel B. Maffei and Carl W. Bentzel sent letters to the Governors of major port states urging them to prioritize the vaccination of the maritime workforce to protect the nation’s supply chain.Letters were sent to the Governors of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, South Carolina

US Navy Seizes Weapons from Dhows off Somalia

US Navy Seizes Weapons from Dhows off Somalia

The U.S. Navy seized thousands of weapons from two stateless dhows during a maritime security operation off the coast of Somalia last week.A boarding team from guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill’s (DDG 81) discovered the illicit cargo during a flag verification boarding in international waters, and the confiscation took place February 11 and 12.

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria's Navy to Toughen Punishment for Collusion with Kidnappers

Nigeria’s navy plans to strengthen its measures to root out and punish personnel who collude with kidnappers and criminals, its new naval chief said.Kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea, which covers 2.3 million square kilometers and borders some 20 countries, hit a record last year, according to the International Maritime Bureau.

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

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Video: Interlake Steamship's New Laker Floated Out

Video: Interlake Steamship's New Laker Floated Out

The first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more than 35 years was launched at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. on December 17.Scheduled for completion in mid-2022, the Interlake Steamship Company's new River-Class, self-unloading bulk carrier Mark W. Barker is believed to be the first ship for U.S. Great Lakes service built on the Great Lakes since 1983.

Global Cargo Logjam Deepens

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