JOSHUA R.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JOSHUA R.
    • Operator : BOONE TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : HOUSTON
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 54
  • Size
    • Register length : 54 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 54 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 50 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 586071

BOONE TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY - MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

CHARLES B BOONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHUCK BOONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

D. W. GILLIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DANIELLE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PAT BOONE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BTI

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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