SHANNON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SHANNON
    • Operator : GAELIC TUGBOAT CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2000
  • Location
    • City : DETROIT
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 98
  • Size
    • Register length : 101 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 101 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 12 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1944
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 584862

GAELIC TUGBOAT CO.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

PATRICIA HOEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM HOEY

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Trapped Vessels Start to Move Out of Baltimore Following Bridge Disaster

Trapped Vessels Start to Move Out of Baltimore Following Bridge Disaster

The U.S. state of Maryland has opened a temporary channel on the northbound side of the collapsed Baltimore bridge, allowing limited tug and barge traffic around the container ship stuck at the disaster site, Governor Wes Moore said on Monday."It will help us to get more vessels in the water around the site of the collapse," Moore told a news conference.

Salvage Crews Work to Lift First Piece of Collapsed Baltimore Bridge

Salvage Crews Work to Lift First Piece of Collapsed Baltimore Bridge

Salvage crews worked to lift the first piece of Baltimore's collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge from the water on Saturday to allow barges and tugboats to access the disaster site, Maryland and U.S. officials said, the first step in a complex effort to reopen the city's blocked port.

Baltimore Rescuers Lose Hope for More Survivors from Bridge Collapse

Baltimore Rescuers Lose Hope for More Survivors from Bridge Collapse

Rescuers have lost hope of finding more survivors of the Baltimore bridge collapse, the coast guard said, as efforts switched on Wednesday to looking for bodies of the missing and more answers to why a container ship smashed into the span.Search divers were expected to return near dawn to the waters surrounding the twisted ruins of the bridge in Baltimore Harbor to search for six workers missing

Divers to Search Baltimore Harbor

Divers to Search Baltimore Harbor

Search divers were expected to return near dawn on Wednesday to the waters surrounding the twisted ruins of a bridge knocked down in Baltimore Harbor by a faltering cargo ship, leaving six workers missing and presumed dead.The disaster also forced the indefinite closure of the Port of Baltimore, one of the busiest on the U.S.

Six Presumed Dead After Baltimore Bridge Collapse

Six Presumed Dead After Baltimore Bridge Collapse

Six workers were missing and presumed dead from a bridge that collapsed in Baltimore Harbor early on Tuesday after a massive cargo ship crippled by a power loss rammed into the structure, forcing the closure of one of the busiest ports on the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.With dive teams facing increasingly treacherous conditions in the darkened, wreckage-strewn waters

SECNAV Visits Bayonne Dry Dock

SECNAV Visits Bayonne Dry Dock

Earlier this week, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro along with U.S. Representatives Rob Menendez and Mikie Sherrill visited to Bayonne Dry Dock & Repair Corp. (BDD).As the U.S. places renewed emphasis on navy shipbuilding and ship repair, the SECNAV has made it a point to visit to naval bases, shipyards, depots, training ranges, tarmacs

The Need for [U.S. Navy Shipbuilding] Speed

The Need for [U.S. Navy Shipbuilding] Speed

The Navy wants, and needs, more ships; but it can’t build them fast enough.While the U.S. Navy aims to achieve a 355-ship fleet, it is decommissioning older (and some not so old) ships at about the same rate it's adding new ones.A Congressional Research Service report stated that, as of April 17, 2023, the Navy included 296 battle force ships.

USCG Relieves Commanding Officer of Sector North Carolina

USCG Relieves Commanding Officer of Sector North Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard said it has temporarily relieved Capt. Matthew Baer from command of Coast Guard Sector North Carolina, Tuesday, June 20, 2023.Rear Adm. Shannon Gilreath, Fifth Coast Guard District commander, temporarily relieved Baer due to a loss of confidence in his ability to effectively command the sector, pending an administrative investigation and final determination.