HELEN S

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HELEN S
    • Operator : ISLAND TUG & BARGE CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 750
  • Location
    • City : SEATTLE
    • STATE : WA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 20
  • Size
    • Register length : 61.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 67 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.1 Feet
    • Height : 25 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1945
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 249861

ISLAND TUG & BARGE CO.

  • Area of Operation : EAGLE HARBOR, ELLIOT BAY, PUGET SOUND AND LAKE WASHINGTON; VICTORIA AND FRASER RIVER (CANADA); COASTAL - MEXICO TO ALASKA
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL; MARINE CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, SCRAP STEEL; BULK DRY CEMENT AND CONTAINERIZED CARGO

ALISON S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND CHAMPION

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND CHIEF

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND EAGLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND MIST

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND SCOUT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND SPIRIT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND STORM

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND VIKING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND VOYAGER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND WIND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIOUX

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ITB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KILLER WHALE

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Other Liquid Cargo Barge Not Elsewhere Included
  • Construction : Steel

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