J. O. BRADFORD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : J. O. BRADFORD
    • Operator : YAZOO RIVER TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : VICKSBURG
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 124
  • Size
    • Register length : 75.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 30 Feet
    • Overall Length : 75.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 30 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1968
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 511615

YAZOO RIVER TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : YAZOO, MISSISSIPPI, BLACK-WARRIOR, TENNESSEE-TOMBIGBEE, TENNESSEE, OHIO AND ARKANSAS RIVERS, LOWER MISSISSIPPI, UPPER MISSISSIPPI AND INTERCOASTAL
  • Principal Commodity : GRAIN, ROCK AND LIQUID FERTILIZER

BRIMSTONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JINX P SMITH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KRISTI P SMITH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MELVIN L. KING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

R. H. HUFFMAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TERESIA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

AGS

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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ABS Study Explores Potential of Commercial Nuclear Propulsion

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Worker Dies Aboard Vessel at Aberdeen's South Harbor

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