R. A. SIMS

  • General
    • Vessel Name : R. A. SIMS
    • Operator : L & A CONTRACTING
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 900
  • Location
    • City : HATTIES- BURG
    • STATE : MS
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 55
  • Size
    • Register length : 52 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 66 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1992
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 989116

L & A CONTRACTING

  • Area of Operation : INLAND WATERS OF THE STATES BOUNDING THE GULF OF MEXICO: INCLUDING LAKES, BAYS AND SOUNDS; THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER NOT NORTH OF CAIRO, IL; AND THE INTRACOASTAL CANAL
  • Principal Commodity : EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND DIRT

CINDY S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCY ANNE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CMS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MB

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MOBRO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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