ORCA SONG

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ORCA SONG
    • Operator : FOUR SEASONS MARINE SERVICES CORP.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : SEWARD
    • STATE : AK
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 52
    • Passenger Capacity : 133
  • Size
    • Register length : 73.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 73.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7.4 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1994
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1000079

FOUR SEASONS MARINE SERVICES CORP.

  • Area of Operation : INSIDE WATERS OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA, CAPE SPENCER TO DIXON ENTRANCE; INTERNAL WATERS BETWEEN CAPE PUGET TO CAPE SUCKLING, AK; AND PUGET SOUND, WA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ADMIRALTY WIND

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  • Construction : Aluminum

FAIRWEATHER EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

FAIRWEATHER EXPRESS II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

GLACIER EXPRESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

KENAI STAR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

MELISSA ANN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

RACHEL MARIE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

STAR OF THE NORTHWEST

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

VIEWFINDER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

YUKON QUEEN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

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