R. Y. HUGHES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : R. Y. HUGHES
    • Operator : BO-MAC CONTRACTORS, LTD.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 300
  • Location
    • City : BEAUMONT
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 38
    • Full Load Capacity : 56 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 42 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 16 Feet
    • Overall Length : 42 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 16 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 20 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1969
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 522290

BO-MAC CONTRACTORS, LTD.

  • Area of Operation : LAKE AND RIVER HARBORS IN VICINITY OF BEAUMONT AND HOUSTON, TX - GULF INTERCOASTAL WATERWAYS OF TEXAS AND LOUISIANA, ETC.
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, PERSONNEL AND MATERIALS

EDITH ANN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MAN REESE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ABIGAIL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ELIZA

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE LOUISIANA

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MCC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MIKE H

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MTM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

BO MAC

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

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