RELIEF

  • General
    • Vessel Name : RELIEF
    • Operator : GRADEL, GEO. CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Cargo Deck Barge
    • Vessel Type : Flat / Deck Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : TOLEDO
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 513
    • Full Load Capacity : 1000 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 160 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40.1 Feet
    • Overall Length : 160 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40.1 Feet
    • Load draft : 9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1924
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 169061

GRADEL, GEO. CO.

  • Area of Operation : LAKE ERIE, MAUMEE RIVER, COOLEY AND SANDUSKY BAY, LAKE HURON AND CONNECTING WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

JOHN FRANCIS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOSEPHINE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIGHTY JAKE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIGHTY JESSIE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIGHTY JIMMY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIGHTY JOHN III

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PIONEERLAND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PRAIRIELAND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMBERLAND

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CROW

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

DERRICK NO I

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

GL

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MOBRO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MOBY DICK

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

NO

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SCOW

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

SCOW NO.

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

THE CLYDE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

TNT

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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