SUMMER OF GEORGE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SUMMER OF GEORGE
    • Operator : CHICAGO LAKEFRONT CRUISES LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 920
  • Location
    • City : CHESTERTON
    • STATE : IN
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 88
    • Passenger Capacity : 170
  • Size
    • Register length : 98 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 105 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 25 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.2 Feet
    • Height : 17.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1967
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 507102

CHICAGO LAKEFRONT CRUISES LLC

  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Salvors Outline Plan to Recover Titanic's Telegraph System

Salvors Outline Plan to Recover Titanic's Telegraph System

Marine salvors on Wednesday outlined plans to recover the Marconi wireless telegraph from inside the RMS Titanic after being cleared by a U.S. judge in May to retrieve a piece of history from the world's most famous shipwreck.Originally scheduled to embark on the mission to recover the system this summer

Photo: Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Removes Brent Alpha Platform

Photo: Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Removes Brent Alpha Platform

Allseas' giant Pioneering Spirit heavy lift vessel has completed its first decommissioning job of summer 2020, with a single-lift removal of Shell UK’s 17,000-tonne Brent Alpha platform from the North Sea. The Pioneering Spirit will now deliver the 44-year old platform to Able UK’s Teesside decommissioning yard in North East England for dismantling and recycling.

Ruby Princess Reaches the Philippines

Ruby Princess Reaches the Philippines

A cruise ship at the heart of Australia’s biggest coronavirus cluster arrived off the Philippines on Thursday to repatriate more than 200 crew, leaving behind weeks of outrage and acrimony over why symptomatic passengers were allowed to disembark.Just under a quarter of Australia’s 97 coronavirus deaths can be traced back to Carnival Corp’s Ruby Princess

Viking Line Plans to Restart Passenger Service

Viking Line Plans to Restart Passenger Service

Ferry operator Viking Line said Tuesday it will restart passenger service for essential travel after the Finnish government annouced plans to gradually ease some restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic.Passenger service will be restricted to travel for work and other travel defined by the authorities until at least May 31, the cruise ferry operator said.

Dutch Government Gives Shipbuilder IHC $435 Mln Lifeline

Dutch Government Gives Shipbuilder IHC $435 Mln Lifeline

The Dutch government said on Thursday it is providing ailing shipbuilder Royal IHC with a lifeline of up to almost 400 million euros ($435 million), enabling the company's takeover by a consortium of marine companies and investors from Benelux countries.IHC had been looking for fresh capital since the summer of 2019 as it grappled with mounting debt and heavy losses on tailor-made ships.

Sea Trials for Australia's New Icebreaker Delayed Due to COVID-19

Sea Trials for Australia's New Icebreaker Delayed Due to COVID-19

Australia's newly built Antarctic icebreaking research and supply vessel (RSV) is nearly ready to be delivered, but its sea trials have been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) said.Construction of the ship commenced at Damen’s Galați shipyard in Romania in May 2017

Nigeria Imposes Cargo Vessel Restrictions to Curb Coronavirus Spread

Nigeria Imposes Cargo Vessel Restrictions to Curb Coronavirus Spread

Nigeria will only allow cargo vessels that have been at sea for more than two weeks to dock in its ports to prevent the spread of coronavirus, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday.Health experts fear a widespread outbreak in Africa's most populous country of 200 million people which could overwhelm its creaking healthcare system.

Icebreaker Aurora Australis Begins Final Voyage

Icebreaker Aurora Australis Begins Final Voyage

It's an end of an era for Australia’s Antarctic icebreaker RSV Aurora Australis, which departed Hobart earlier this week for its final voyage after 31 years of service to the Australian Antarctic Program.The ship’s final trip south will be a two-week voyage to resupply sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island and transport expeditioners.

Euronav Acquires VLCC Newbuild

Euronav Acquires VLCC Newbuild

Belgian tanker owner Euronav said Friday it has entered into an agreement to acquire a resale very large crude carrier (VLCC) for $93 million.The modern eco-tanker is currently under construction at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in South Korea and is due for delivery early in the first quarter of 2021, Euronav said.

Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

Obituary: George R. Duclos, 1933-2020

George Raymond Duclos, age 86, died peacefully on February 15, 2020 surrounded by his family. The son of the late Raymond and Albertine (Bertha Chenard) Duclos.  Born in 1933 in Fall River, MA, George spent most of his life in Westport, MA spending summers on the Watuppa Pond and moving to the Pond permanently in the 1960's.

Illinois Waterway Closures: Look for the Workaround

Illinois Waterway Closures: Look for the Workaround

A set of complicated lock-and-dam projects on the Illinois Waterway, from Chicago to the Mississippi, has yellow lights flashing throughout the Midwest freight industry. In effect, the entire Waterway will be shut down next summer as the Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island Division, starts some hefty replacement and maintenance projects, from LaGrange to Brandon Road locks and dams.

Ship Paint: NRL Pigment Package Slows Discoloration

Ship Paint: NRL Pigment Package Slows Discoloration

A pigment package designed by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to slow discoloration of the exterior coating on surface ships has started to make its way into the fleet and is producing early, positive results.NRL researchers created the pigment combination to satisfy the fleet requirement for the Navy standard "haze gray" paint that will remain color stable for longer than current