ST. FRANCISVILLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ST. FRANCISVILLE
    • Operator : LOUISIANA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1500
  • Location
    • City : BATON ROUGE
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 446
    • Full Load Capacity : 56 Short ton
    • Type of Cargo : Autos vehicles trailers
    • Passenger Capacity : 210
  • Size
    • Register length : 142.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 60 Feet
    • Overall Length : 142.7 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 60 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 9.6 Feet
    • Height : 44.4 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 510382

LOUISIANA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

  • Area of Operation : PLAQUEMINE / SUNSHINE
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ACADIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ASCENSION

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FELICIANA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NEW ROADS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

FERRY BARGE NO.

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

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