MR. BILL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MR. BILL
    • Operator : DERRICK CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 600
  • Location
    • City : ROCKPORT
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 39
    • Full Load Capacity : 58 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 46.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50.1 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1980
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 289277

DERRICK CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.

  • Area of Operation : NUECES BAY, ARANSAS BAY, COPANO BAY, SAN ANTONIO BAY AND MATAGORDA BAY
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING SPEED BARGES TO OWN MARINE CONSTRUCTION JOBS

FISH TALE

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

MR. CRICK

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

RICHARD

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

ANDY GARRETT

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ASHLEY RENEE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOGAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS FRANKIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS MADALYN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

NATHAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

PEARL JAMES

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RP

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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