L. R. CHAPMAN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : L. R. CHAPMAN
    • Operator : HUNTER MARINE TRANSPORT, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : NASHVILLE
    • STATE : TN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 168
  • Size
    • Register length : 102 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 108 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.3 Feet
    • Height : 38 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1955
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 270746

HUNTER MARINE TRANSPORT, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CUMBERLAND RIVER MILE 0 TO 385; TENNESSEE RIVER MILE 0 TO 543; OHIO RIVER MILE 0 TO 981; UPPER MISS MILE 0 TO 853; LOWER MISSISSIPPI MILE 100 TO 954
  • Principal Commodity : GENERAL CARGO

CAROLYN LAMPLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CUMBERLAND HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DANNY L. WHITFORD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GLENN A

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

J. W. HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES G. HINES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES H HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAE ETTA HINES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NASHVILLE HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RON HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TENNESSEE HUNTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WARREN W. HINES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HMT

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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INSIGHTS: Sean Fernstrum, President, R.W. Fernstrum

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U.S. DOT Names Nine Marine Highway Projects

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Video: HII Finishes CVN-79 Flight Deck

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MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

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VT Halter Wins Historic $746m CG Contract

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