SKYLINE QUEEN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SKYLINE QUEEN
    • Operator : MERCURY SIGHTSEEING BOATS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 610
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 31
    • Passenger Capacity : 129
  • Size
    • Register length : 62 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 66 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.7 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 278033

MERCURY SIGHTSEEING BOATS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CHICAGO, IL AREA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

CHICAGO'S CLASSIC LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S FAIR LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S FIRST LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S LEADING LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S LITTLE LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

LADY GREBE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

SKYLINE PRINCESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

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Partners Aim to Build Zero-emissions Ferries in Belfast

Partners Aim to Build Zero-emissions Ferries in Belfast

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BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

BC Ferries’ Hybrid-electric Newbuilds Enter Service

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Interview: John Waterhouse, EBDG - “Be Bold in Thinking but Cautious in Application”

Interview: John Waterhouse, EBDG - “Be Bold in Thinking but Cautious in Application”

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Manila Cruise Flotilla Offers Crew Confinement in Comfort

Manila Cruise Flotilla Offers Crew Confinement in Comfort

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Dongara Inks Deals to Build Two New Vessels

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Austal Delivers Newbuild to Japan's JR Kyushu Jet Ferry

Austal Delivers Newbuild to Japan's JR Kyushu Jet Ferry

Shipbuilder Austal said its Austal Australia arm has delivered a new high-speed trimaran ferry to JR Kyushu Jet Ferry at a ceremony held at the company’s shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia.The 83-meter Queen Beetle is the first of its kind to be delivered to Japan and has been custom-designed to provide an enhanced passenger ferry service between Fukuoka, Japan and Busan, South Korea

Xihe Group, V. Group Ink Deal for Tanker Ship Management

Xihe Group, V. Group Ink Deal for Tanker Ship Management

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Burger Launches Tour Boat Chicago's Emerald Lady

Burger Launches Tour Boat Chicago's Emerald Lady

Manitowoc, Wis. boat builder Burger Boat Company announced it has launched a new passenger vessel for Chicago’s First Lady Cruises. The 98-foot steel vessel, Chicago’s Emerald Lady, can serve up to 250 passengers and is designed by Mark Pudlo, Principal, Seacraft Design in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

Paddy Rodgers Joins V.Group Board

Paddy Rodgers Joins V.Group Board

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GC Rieber Shipping Nets Extension for Polar Onyx, Sells Polar Queen Vessel

GC Rieber Shipping Nets Extension for Polar Onyx, Sells Polar Queen Vessel

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