LOUIS S.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : LOUIS S.
    • Operator : ROEN SALVAGE CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 150
  • Location
    • City : STURGEON BAY
    • STATE : WI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 6
  • Size
    • Register length : 41.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.4 Feet
    • Overall Length : 41.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1956
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 271292

ROEN SALVAGE CO.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKE PORTS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING & MARINE CONSTRUCTION

CHAS. ASHER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN R. ASHER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SPUDS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

STEPHEN M. ASHER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMMY A.

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

A

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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Bouchard Pays $375,000 to Whistleblower

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Chinese Fishing Vessel Refloated and Detained in Mauritius

Chinese Fishing Vessel Refloated and Detained in Mauritius

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Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

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