W. F. COOPER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : W. F. COOPER
    • Operator : LOUISIANA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, DISTRICT 58
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 165
  • Location
    • City : DUTY
    • STATE : LA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 14
  • Size
    • Register length : 41.9 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12.4 Feet
    • Overall Length : 41.9 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4 Feet
    • Height : 40 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1946
    • EQUIP2 : ELECT. & MANUAL
    • EQUIP1 : PUMP GAS HOIST
    • Coast Guard Number : 251462

LOUISIANA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, DISTRICT 58

  • Area of Operation : OUACHITA RIVER AT DUTY, LA AND CATAHOULA PARISH
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING PASSENGERS AND AUTOMOBILES

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MN100: R.W. Fernstrum & Company

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Video: HII Finishes CVN-79 Flight Deck

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Saudi Aramco to Buy LNG from US

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Interlake Orders Great Lakes Newbuild

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