L. W. NELSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : L. W. NELSON
    • Operator : PARKER TOWING CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : NORTHPORT
    • STATE : AL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 150
  • Size
    • Register length : 56 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 56 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 37 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 637140

PARKER TOWING CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : BLACK WARRIOR AND TOMBIGBEE; TENNESSEE-TOMBIGBEE; APALACHICOLA, OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS; AND INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, STEEL, WOOD PRODUCTS, AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES AND GRAIN; IRON ORE AND DIRECT REDUCED IRON

PTC

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALICE PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALISON HAUN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY JOE JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CATHY PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES HAUN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CULLEN LANDOLT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CURTIS TAYLOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GILBERT TAYLOR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GORGAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

HELOISE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY ETHEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MARION

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MORGAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NAHEOLA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RANDY BAYGENTS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RHETT PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SAN D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TEMPLE HUCKABEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TERAH HUCKABEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

THELMA PARKER II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIM PARKER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM HUCKABEE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOUCHSTONE ENERGY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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