THE ADMIRAL

  • General
    • Vessel Name : THE ADMIRAL
    • Operator : LUHR BROS., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 2400
  • Location
    • City : ST. LOUIS
    • STATE : MO
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 296
  • Size
    • Register length : 112.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 112.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 5 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1958
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 277215

LUHR BROS., INC.

  • Area of Operation : UPPER & LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND IT'S TRIBUTARIES, INCLUDING THE GIWW
  • Principal Commodity : CRUSHED LIMESTONE PRODUCTS, RIP-RAP AND HEAVY CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

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  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALBOB

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALOIS LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BETHANY DAWN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILLY GENE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BOBBY R

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BUDDY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGE B

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JASON LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAY GENE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAY LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

KACIE LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LENARD

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MEGAN DAWN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRICIA B

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROBERT T

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHERYL

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SIOLA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SNATCH

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Aluminum

THE MULE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TWYLA LUHR

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TWYLA MARGE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VICKIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

VOLUNTEER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Rear Adm Nunan First Woman Appointed USMMA Superintendent

Rear Adm Nunan First Woman Appointed USMMA Superintendent

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Maritime Administration announced the appointment of Rear Admiral Joanna M. Nunan (U.S. Coast Guard, Ret.) as the next superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA). Nunan, who spent more than three decades in the U.S. Coast Guard, has commanded units at every level both afloat and ashore. She will begin work at the Academy in a few weeks.

Oil Supertanker Grounded in Indonesia Will Take a Month to Free - Navy

Oil Supertanker Grounded in Indonesia Will Take a Month to Free - Navy

Indonesian authorities said on Monday it could take up to a month to free a crude oil tanker stuck in its waters, while the United States slapped sanctions on the vessel for alleged links to Hezbollah and a branch of Iran's Revolutionary Guards. The Indonesian navy has been trying to free the Djibouti-registered vessel, Young Yong, which ran aground off Indonesia's Riau Islands on Oct. 26. The U.

German Navy Helping Norway Protect Offshore Oil Rigs, Pipelines

German Navy Helping Norway Protect Offshore Oil Rigs, Pipelines

The German navy is helping Norway to protect critical maritime infrastructure such as oil rigs, undersea cables, and pipelines, and is ready to do the same off the Danish and Swedish coasts, its head said on Thursday. Bordering Russia in the north, Norway is Europe's biggest producer of natural gas and oil and has an extremely long coast that is hard to protect.

Congress, GAO Set Their Focus on Cargo Preference Fixes

Congress, GAO Set Their Focus on Cargo Preference Fixes

On September 14, 2022, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (T&I Committee), Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, held a hearing which indicated a potential revitalization, and new enforcement regime, of U.S.-flag requirements under the Cargo Preference Act of 1954 (the CPA).

Keel Laying Ceremony Held for USCG's Offshore Patrol Cutter 'USCGC Ingham'

Keel Laying Ceremony Held for USCG's Offshore Patrol Cutter 'USCGC Ingham'

Eastern Shipbuilding Group hosted the keel laying ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard’s future Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC), USCGC Ingham (WMSM-917), the third vessel in the new Heritage Class built at the Nelson Street facility. The presiding official for the U.S. Coast Guard was Rear Admiral Chad L. Jacoby, Director of Acquisition Programs & Program Executive Officer (CG-93).

Indonesia Investigating Report Navy Asked for Payment to Release Tanker

Indonesia Investigating Report Navy Asked for Payment to Release Tanker

Indonesia's head of the armed forces said on Friday that he is investigating a Reuters report that navy officers asked for a payment of $375,000 to release a fuel tanker detained last week on suspicion of anchoring illegally in its waters.Navy officers at the Batam naval base, just south of Singapore, requested the unofficial payment to release the Nord Joy fuel tanker

Ann Phillips Sworn In As MARAD Administrator

Ann Phillips Sworn In As MARAD Administrator

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that Rear Admiral (Rear Adm.) Ann Phillips, USN, Ret., has been confirmed and sworn in as the 20th Administrator of the Maritime Administration (MARAD). Nominated by President Biden on October 21, 2021, Rear Adm. Phillips was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 10, 2022. She is the first woman to lead MARAD as administrator.

Linda Fagan Confirmed as First Woman USCG Commandant

Linda Fagan Confirmed as First Woman USCG Commandant

Adm. Linda L. Fagan has been confirmed as the 27th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, clearing way for her to be the first woman top officer in one of the military services. The Senate on Wednesday approved Fagan’s promotion, along with those of five other senior Coast Guard officers, by unanimous consent.Nominated for the role by President Joe Biden in April, Fagan will succeed Adm.

Ann Phillips Confirmed as Next MARAD Administrator

Ann Phillips Confirmed as Next MARAD Administrator

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Ann C. Phillips as Administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), filling a position that has been left vacant at the Department of Transportation (DOT) since January 2021. Phillips was confirmed by a vote of 75-22.Phillips, a retired U.S.

USCG's First Polar Security Cutter to be Named Polar Sentinel

USCG's First Polar Security Cutter to be Named Polar Sentinel

The first ship in the U.S. Coast Guard's Polar Security Cutter program will be named Polar Sentinel, Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz revealed in his 2022 State of the Coast Guard Address, delivered Thursday in Clearwater, Fla.The Polar Security Cutter program is planned to replace the Coast Guard's aging fleet of icebreakers

US Eyes 100-strong Mideast Sea Drone Fleet

US Eyes 100-strong Mideast Sea Drone Fleet

The United States Navy and security partners will patrol Middle East waters with 100 unmanned vessels next year to improve deterrence against attacks, like those presented by Iran, the U.S. Fifth Fleet commander said on Monday.The region is vital for global trade, especially oil supplies that flow out of the Gulf via the Strait of Hormuz.There have been high-seas confrontations between U.S.

Opinion: A Call for the USNS Walter Munk to Honor America’s Greatest Oceanographer

Opinion: A Call for the USNS Walter Munk to Honor America’s Greatest Oceanographer

In the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, Congress established a commission to rename several military bases and ships that commemorate members of the Confederacy.  One of these is the Naval oceanographic ship USNS Maury (T-AGS 66), named after oceanographer Matthew Fontaine Maury, who resigned his commission in the U.S. Navy to join the Confederacy at the outbreak of the American Civil War.