SAN FRANCISCO BELLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SAN FRANCISCO BELLE
    • Operator : HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1900
  • Location
    • City : SAN FRANCISCO
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1540
    • Passenger Capacity : 2000
  • Size
    • Register length : 228 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 58 Feet
    • Overall Length : 292 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 74 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 55 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1994
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1026108

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS

  • Area of Operation : LIBERTY STATE PARK, JERSEY CITY, NJ HUDSON RIVER LIBERTY LANDING MANNIA, JERSEY CITY, NJ HUDSON RIVER BATTERY PARK, NY, LIBERTY ISLAND, NY ELLIS ISLAND, NY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ADMIRAL HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ADVENTURE HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

BAY STATE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CABARET HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

CAPITOL HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

CAPTAIN HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

COMMODORE HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

EMERALD HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

EMPRESS HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

ENTERTAINER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

FREEDOM

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

HIGH SPIRITS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

INSPIRATION HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

LADY HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

LITTLE LADY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

LITTLE LADY II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MARINA HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

NEWPORT HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

RENOWN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

SAN FRANCISCO SPIRIT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SENSATION

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SERENITY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

STATUE OF LIBERTY V

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SUNSET

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

WILD GOOSE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

ZUMBROTA

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

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