J. A. BISSO II

  • General
    • Vessel Name : J. A. BISSO II
    • Operator : BISSO, E. N. & SON, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4000
  • Location
    • City : NEW ORLEANS
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 75
  • Size
    • Register length : 109.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 29.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 125 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 29.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 14 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1965
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 297603

BISSO, E. N. & SON, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM SEA BOUY THROUGH THE BATON ROUGE HARBOR AND U. S. GULF
  • Principal Commodity : HARBOR AND OCEAN TOWING

JOE

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

BEVERLY B.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. ALBERT

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. BUD BISSO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATHERINE B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DEE WHITE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EDWIN N BISSO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH B.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JACKIE B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOSEPHINE ANNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN W

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VERA BISSO

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ENB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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