MIDWEST I

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MIDWEST I
    • Operator : MIDWEST FOUNDATIONS CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 400
  • Location
    • City : PEORIA
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
  • Size
    • Register length : 43 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 15 Feet
    • Overall Length : 43 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 15 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.6 Feet
    • Height : 24 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1973
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 553429

MIDWEST FOUNDATIONS CORP.

  • Area of Operation : UPPER MISSISSIPPI, ILLINOIS & LOWER OHIO RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT & MATERIALS

MIDWEST II

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIDWEST III

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

IM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MCC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MCD

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

PC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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