VALERIE B

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VALERIE B
    • Operator : DUROCHER MARINE, A DIVISION OF KOKOSING CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1600
  • Location
    • City : CHEBOYGAN
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 81
  • Size
    • Register length : 67.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 71 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 30 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1981
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 638560

DUROCHER MARINE, A DIVISION OF KOKOSING CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES AND CONNECTING WATERWAYS
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING AND MARINE CONSTRUCTION

CHAMPION

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

GENERAL

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOE VAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANCY ANNE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RAY DUROCHER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMMY V

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BIG

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

D

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KOKOSING 1

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

KOKOSING 2

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

KOKOSING III

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

KOKOSING IV

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

M

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MM

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

SAM II

  • Type : Other
  • Construction : Steel

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Reiss Named Director of NOAA's Ocean Prediction Center

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France Loading Rare Wheat Shipment for China

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