SPARTAN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SPARTAN
    • Operator : LAKE MICHIGAN TRANS-LAKE SHORTCUT, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Railroad Car Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 7000
  • Location
    • City : LUDINGTON
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 2033
    • Full Load Capacity : 120 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 520
  • Size
    • Register length : 393.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 59.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 410.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 60.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 18.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 14 Feet
    • Height : 84 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1952
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 264500

LAKE MICHIGAN TRANS-LAKE SHORTCUT, INC.

  • Operating Name : D/B/A LAKE MICHIGAN CAR FERRY SERVICE
  • Area of Operation : LAKE MICHIGAN BETWEEN LUDINGTON, MI & MANITOWOC, WI
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS AND AUTOMOBILES

BADGER

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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