GRETCHEN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GRETCHEN
    • Operator : PENINSULA BAY ENTERPRISES LTD. CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : OAK ISLAND
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 237
    • Full Load Capacity : 500 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 110 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 110 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2.5 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1978
    • EQUIP1 : CRANE
    • Coast Guard Number : CG047016

PENINSULA BAY ENTERPRISES LTD. CO.

  • Area of Operation : PORT BOLIVAR, GALVESTON BAY AND FEW TIMES INTERCOASTAL TO CAMERON, LA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ANCHOR DOCK

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

CAPT. BOB

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

THE OPPORTUNITY

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

BAD DOG

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BRANDON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. WAYNE TAYLOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DIAMOND ANNIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DIAMOND BACK

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JESSICA LYN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS VICKI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIGER II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

IBR

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MTM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PM

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

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