KENTUCKY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : KENTUCKY
    • Operator : HOOKS, MIKE, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1000
  • Location
    • City : LAKE CHARLES
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 69
  • Size
    • Register length : 60.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 65 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 537860

HOOKS, MIKE, INC.

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERS, BAYS AND SOUNDS OF THE GULF STATES - TEXAS, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, ALABAMA AND FLORIDA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND DREDGING

MISSOURI H

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

ANDY B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARCHIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ARTHUR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ASHLEY M

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. HAYES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPTAIN JOHN G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELAINE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOAN LAFITTE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KEVIN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LITTLE MIKE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LORRAINE G.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NICHOLAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PEYTON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RYAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CRANE BARGE

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

E. STROUD

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

MH

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MIKE HOOKS

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

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Towing Vessel Sinks on the Tennessee River

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Update: Coast Guard Responds to Tug and Barge Accident on the Ohio River

Update: Coast Guard Responds to Tug and Barge Accident on the Ohio River

The Coast Guard, the Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing Company, the responsible party, are continuing their response to a tug and barge accident on the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky, Wednesday.The water at the McAlpine Dam rose approximately three feet over the course of the past 24 hours causing one additional barge to sink.

Coast Guard Reopens Ohio River for Restricted Movements

Coast Guard Reopens Ohio River for Restricted Movements

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