GRAND DUCHESS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GRAND DUCHESS
    • Operator : JARVIS AND SONS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 420
  • Location
    • City : AFTON
    • STATE : MN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 29
    • Passenger Capacity : 354
  • Size
    • Register length : 109 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 28.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 109 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 28.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 5.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5.7 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1983
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 663354

JARVIS AND SONS, INC.

  • Operating Name : D/B/A AFTON & HUDSON CRUISE LINES
  • Area of Operation : ALL ON ST. CROIX RIVER FROM STILLWATER (MILE 20) TO PRESCOTT (MILE 1); FROM PRESCOTT TO TREASURE ISLAND CASINO (ON THE MISSISSIPPI)
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

AFTON PRINCESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SWEET AFTON

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

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Putting Palatka Back on the Map

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UK Polar Research Vessel Named

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UAE Presence Grows in the Maritime World

UAE Presence Grows in the Maritime World

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Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Winner Annouced

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TOP 5 Yachts of 2018

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Sovcomflot, NYK Pact on Financing 2 LNG Carriers

Sovcomflot, NYK Pact on Financing 2 LNG Carriers

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Grand Bahama Shipyard: Open for Business after Hurricane Dorian

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Boskalis Raises Carnival Vista

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Russia: Sovcomflot Posts Strong Q1 Profit

Russia: Sovcomflot Posts Strong Q1 Profit

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Senegal Awards LNG, Oil Advisory Job to Doris Engineering

Senegal Awards LNG, Oil Advisory Job to Doris Engineering

French engineering services provider Doris Engineering has been awarded an advisor contract by the Senegalese ministry of petroleum and energies for the development of oil & gas projects offshore Senegal.This two-year mission consists in reviewing the optimization and the robustness of the field development performed on these projects to be in line with the Ministry expectations.