J. S. ST. JOHN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : J. S. ST. JOHN
    • Operator : ERIE SAND & GRAVEL
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : ERIE
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 282
    • Full Load Capacity : 688 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 165 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 31.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 174 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 32.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 14 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1967
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : SAND PUMP
    • Coast Guard Number : 266684
    • REBLT : *

ERIE SAND & GRAVEL

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES - LAKE ERIE
  • Principal Commodity : SAND

News

Man in Hamster-like Floating Wheel Washes Ashore in Florida after Failed Attempt to Reach New York

Man in Hamster-like Floating Wheel Washes Ashore in Florida after Failed Attempt to Reach New York

A  man in a hamster wheel-like vessel washed ashore near the Old Salt Park beach approach in Flagler County, Florida. He said he was on the way to New York. "[The vessel's] sole occupant was with the vessel and advised that he came to shore because he was missing some of his equipment," Flagler Sheriff's report from July 24 reads.

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

“I hold no branch in higher esteem, than the Merchant Marine…”That is a quote from General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander of the Pacific in WWII. That one sentence sums up National Maritime Day. Inasmuch if it were not for our glorious Merchant Marine and maritime industry, we may not even have been a nation at all.

Fire Put Out at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Fire Put Out at Golden Ray Wreck Site

Engineers are assessing the condition of the Golden Ray wreck and salvage equipment after a fire ripped through the overturned and partially dismantled car carrier outside the Port of Brunswick, Ga. on Friday.The fire broke out on Friday afternoon aboard the Korean-owned Golden Ray, which has been aground on its side in the St.

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

The Canadian government on Thursday promised to build two Arctic icebreakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that will help decide an election considered likely this year.The ruling Liberals, citing the need to boost Canada's Arctic footprint as global warming opens up the region

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Royal Caribbean to Return to the Caribbean with Vaccinated Guests in June

Some of Royal Caribbean Group’s cruises will resume sailing in the Caribbean in June with vaccinated adult guests, ending a year-long hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.Adventure of the Seas and Celebrity Millennium ships will also have vaccinated crews and accept children under the age of 18 with a negative COVID-19 test, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises said on Friday.

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

Fact Check: J.P. Morgan Did Not Sink the Titanic

A widely-shared meme has taken several facts about the Titanic out of context to make unsubstantiated claims that imply the ship’s sinking was a deliberate act. This is not true—experts widely agree the sinking of the Titanic was an accident. The meme was posted to Facebook on March 1 and has been shared more than 600 times (here).

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

Great Ships and The Ship Designer’s Curse

For the Design issue Greg Trauthwein asked me to write about a favorite ship design. I have no favorite ship design, or should say there are simply too many that are truly worthy of mention.  But when considering favorite designs, ship designers (and builders) do carry a strange curse.

Golden Ray Salvage: Cutting Operations Resume

Golden Ray Salvage: Cutting Operations Resume

The crew working to cut and lift sections of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray in Georgia's St. Simons Sound has resumed salvage efforts after suspending operations ahead of a tropical storm that traveled up the southern U.S. East Coast late last week.The team resumed operations to cut the first vessel section using the specialized heavy lift crane vessel VB 10

Heavy Lift Vessel Heads to St. Simons Sound for Golden Ray Salvage

Heavy Lift Vessel Heads to St. Simons Sound for Golden Ray Salvage

A specialized heavy-lift vessel departed the Port of Fernandina, Fla. Monday en route to Georgia's St. Simons Sound, where it will be used by salvage crews to cut and lift sections of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray.The U.S. flagged VB 10,000 is expected to reach the St. Simons Sound in the early hours on Tuesday and remain on scene for a minimum of eight weeks

Golden Ray Salvage Facing More Delays

Golden Ray Salvage Facing More Delays

Operations to remove the overturned car carrier Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Ga. are facing further delays after new engineering challenges surfaced relating to the mooring system of a specialized heavy-lift crane vessel that will be used for the project.The complex salvage project had been paused earlier this year due to coronavirus concerns and Hurricane Isaias

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

ABB’s Schwarz Honored with USMMA McCready Award

Edward Schwarz, Vice President for ABB Marine and Ports, received the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready Award as the 51st recipient.Edward A. Waryas, Jr., Board Member for NYSE-traded KNOT Offshore Partners, LP as the 43rd recipient of the award and co-chair of the award’s committee made the announcement.The Lauren S.