ILLINOIS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ILLINOIS
    • Operator : GREAT LAKES TOWING CO., THE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1250
  • Location
    • City : CLEVELAND
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 51
  • Size
    • Register length : 71 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 81 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 21.3 Feet
    • Load draft : 12.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12.5 Feet
    • Height : 18.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1949
    • Year : 1949
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 212542
    • REBLT : *

GREAT LAKES TOWING CO., THE

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES AND CONNECTING WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ARIZONA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARKANSAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CALIFORNIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLORADO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

FLORIDA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

IDAHO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

INDIANA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

IOWA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KANSAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KENTUCKY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISIANA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAINE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MASSACHUSETTS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MINNESOTA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISSISSIPPI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISSOURI

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEBRASKA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEW JERSEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEW YORK

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORTH CAROLINA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NORTH DAKOTA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OHIO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OKLAHOMA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PENNSYLVANIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RHODE ISLAND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SOUTH CAROLINA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUPERIOR

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEXAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VERMONT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VIRGINIA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WASHINGTON

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WISCONSIN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WYOMING

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

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OP/ED: Structuring Infrastructure

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OP/ED: Farm Facts

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Coast Guard Responds to Tugboat Casualties

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