HURON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : HURON
    • Operator : ARNOLD TRANSIT COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : General Cargo / Passenger
    • Vessel Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 715
  • Location
    • City : MACKINAC ISLAND
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 63
    • Full Load Capacity : 70 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 400
  • Size
    • Register length : 85.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 25 Feet
    • Overall Length : 91.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1972
    • Year : 1972
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 269888
    • REBLT : *

ARNOLD TRANSIT COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : MACKINAC ISLAND, ST. IGNACE AND MACKINAW CITY, MI
  • Principal Commodity : FREIGHT AND PASSENGERS

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