W. J. SIMPSON

  • General
    • Vessel Name : W. J. SIMPSON
    • Operator : CAMPBELL TRANSPORTATION CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 900
  • Location
    • City : GEORGETOWN
    • STATE : PA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 31
  • Size
    • Register length : 50.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 20 Feet
    • Overall Length : 54 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 20 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Height : 16.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1951
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 262665

CAMPBELL TRANSPORTATION CO.

  • Area of Operation : ALLEGHENY, MONONGAHELA AND OHIO RIVERS
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, SAND & GRAVEL

CTC

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

HBL

  • Type : Open Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

AO C

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

BUNKER

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Single Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

CC

  • Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
  • Construction : Steel

C & C

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

CBL

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

ALICE JEAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALLEGHENY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ANDREA S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

BILL STILE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

C. J. QUEENAN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CARRIE MAYS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CONNIE K

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

D. A. GRIMM

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

D. L. JOHNSON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

DARRELL L.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

GEORGETOWN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KANAWHA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LAURA S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LOUISE S

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

M. K. MCNALLY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

M/V CTC

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARK S.

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MISSOURI

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MONONGAHELA

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MYRA H

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

OKAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

OLIVER C. SHEARER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RENEE LYNN

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ROCKET

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

RUSS MOBLEY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUZIE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TENSAS

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

THREE RIVERS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMMY

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

TOM G

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WINNIE C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

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