MEL-SUE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MEL-SUE
    • Operator : HERMANN SAND & GRAVEL, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 280
  • Location
    • City : HERMANN
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 13
  • Size
    • Register length : 37.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14 Feet
    • Overall Length : 37.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14 Feet
    • Load draft : 3.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.7 Feet
    • Height : 12 Feet
  • Other
    • Rebuilt year : 1989
    • Year : 1989
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 263638
    • REBLT : *

HERMANN SAND & GRAVEL, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MISSOURI RIVER FROM THE MOUTH TOMILE 718 SERGEANT BLUFF IA (COMMERICAL TOWING) NE; MILE 96.8 TO GASCONADE RIVER; GASCONADE RIVER MOUTH OF RIVER TO MILE 3; BETWEEN MILE 84.9 AND 155 ON MISSOURI RIVER; MILE 162 TO 512 ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL

GERALD F ENGEMANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHRYN ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MELBA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANCY E II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ABS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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