MOUNTAIN GIRL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MOUNTAIN GIRL
    • Operator : MCGINNIS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 850
  • Location
    • City : SOUTH POINT
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 50
  • Size
    • Register length : 50 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 26 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 616166

MCGINNIS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : OHIO RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : SAND AND GRAVEL

ALAN ALBRIGHT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRANT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUCE D

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BTU SPECIAL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CANADIAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CAPT. JOHN CHURCH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHRIS ARDEN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHUCK PIEPMEIER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CITY OF SOUTH POINT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

E. W. THOMPSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GARRY LACEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JIM LANCASTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JO ANN MCGINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN GREER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAC MCGINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. KING

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

POCAHONTAS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN E

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM BUSSLER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOMBIGBEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VIVIAN MC GINNIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MGI

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

WTT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AO

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

EBL

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

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Shipping Companies Turn to Longer-Term Leases as Tanker Supply Tightens

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Derecktor Building Hybrid Ferries for Chatham Area Transit

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Ingalls Authenticates Keel of Destroyer George M. Neal (DDG 131)

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