GIBB GILCHRIST

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GIBB GILCHRIST
    • Operator : TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : GALVESTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 778
    • Full Load Capacity : 70 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 506
  • Size
    • Register length : 252.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 65.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 265 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 66 Feet
    • Load draft : 11 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
    • Height : 54 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 578809

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

  • Area of Operation : GALVESTON AND BOLIVAR
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES

DEWITT C. GREER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN W. JOHNSON

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

RAY STOKER, JR.

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT C. LANIER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT H. DEDMAN

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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