RAMONA ANN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RAMONA ANN
    • Operator : BLANCHARD CONTRACTORS, INC.
    • Vessel Type : Undefined
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 330
  • Location
    • City : GRAND ISLE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 33
  • Size
    • Register length : 55 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 55 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 17 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 648618

BLANCHARD CONTRACTORS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : BAYOU RIGAUD - GRAND ISLE, LA; GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS OF LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI AND TEXAS; MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND INLAND WATERS OF LOUISIANA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

MR. B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MR. GARY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CM

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SPUD BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MRS. ROSIE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

SARAH JOE

  • Type : Undefined
  • Construction : Steel

BLANCHARD

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISS ANGEL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

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