RANGER III

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RANGER III
    • Operator : ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK
    • Ships Type (ICST) : General Cargo / Passenger
    • Vessel Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1700
  • Location
    • City : HOUGHTON
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 319
    • Full Load Capacity : 100 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 128
  • Size
    • Register length : 152.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 165 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.5 Feet
    • Height : 68 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1958
    • EQUIP2 : CRANE/PUMP
    • EQUIP1 : 3 TON DIESEL
    • Coast Guard Number : 277361

ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK

  • Area of Operation : HOUGHTON, MI TO ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK - LAKE SUPERIOR VIA KEWEENAW WATERWAY
  • Principal Commodity : MISCELLANEOUS PACKAGE FREIGHT, PASSENGERS, LIQUID FUEL, PACKAGE AND BREAK BULK HAZMAT MACHINERY AND HEAVY EQUIPMENT

ANGELIQUE

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

SHELTER BAY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BEAVER

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GREENSTONE II

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

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Bouchard CEO Ordered to Step Down

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World’s Largest LNG Bunkering Vessel Named in Rotterdam

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Containership Crewman Pleads Guilty in $1 Bln Drug Bust

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