WALTER J. MCCARTHY JR.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WALTER J. MCCARTHY JR.
    • Operator : AMERICAN STEAMSHIP CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 14000
  • Location
    • City : WILLIAMS- VILLE
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 33534
    • Full Load Capacity : 90600 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 4
  • Size
    • Register length : 990 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 105 Feet
    • Overall Length : 1000 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 105.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 34 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 124.5 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP2 : BELT
    • EQUIP1 : SELF-UNLOADER,
    • Coast Guard Number : 585852

AMERICAN STEAMSHIP CO.

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKE PORTS AND ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY
  • Principal Commodity : COAL, STONE, SAND, GYPSUM, SALT, ORE, GRAIN AND POTASH

ADAM E. CORNELIUS

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN CENTURY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN COURAGE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN INTEGRITY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN MARINER

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN SPIRIT

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN VALOR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

AMERICAN VICTORY

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

BUFFALO

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

BURNS HARBOR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

H. LEE WHITE

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

INDIANA HARBOR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN J. BOLAND

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

SAM LAUD

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

ST. CLAIR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

News

Divers Recover Body in Baltimore

Divers Recover Body in Baltimore

Unified Command dive teams have recovered the body of a missing person at the Key Bridge incident site in Baltimore.The recovered individual was identified as 38-year-old Maynor Yasir Suazo-Sandoval.Unified Command salvage dive teams located what they believed to be the missing construction worker and notified the Maryland Department of State Police.

ABS Head Wiernicki Sees Global Carbon Tax on Shipping on the Horizon

ABS Head Wiernicki Sees Global Carbon Tax on Shipping on the Horizon

ABS chairman and CEO, Christopher J. Wiernicki, said he sees a universal, global carbon tax on shipping on the horizon, as alternative blue fuels made with carbon capture emerge as a growing part of the maritime industry's ongoing energy transition.“We need to recognize that there is an intermediate step in the energy transition

China to Conduct Sea Trials for Its First Ultra-deepwater Drilling Ship

China to Conduct Sea Trials for Its First Ultra-deepwater Drilling Ship

China will on Friday conduct sea trials for its first ocean research drilling vessel, capable of drilling at depths of more than 10,000 meters (32,800 feet), a key step towards beefing up the country's deep-sea oil and gas exploration capabilities.It is China's first vessel capable of ultra-deepwater research and drilling, Chinese state media reported on Monday.

Philippine President Skips COP28, Focuses on Seafarers

Philippine President Skips COP28, Focuses on Seafarers

Philippine President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has skipped COP28 in Dubai to personally address “important developments” in the hostage situation involving 17 Filipino seafarers.He is convening a meeting to facilitate the dispatch of a high-level delegation to Tehran, Iran, with the aim of providing necessary assistance to the seafarers.

Philippines Says Marshall Islands-flagged Tanker May Have Been Involved in Deadly Sea Collision

An oil tanker registered under the flag of the Marshall Islands was suspected to have been involved in an 'accidental collision' with a Philippine boat in the South China Sea that killed three fishermen, the Philippine coast guard said on Wednesday.Philippine coast guard spokesperson Armando Balilo said that the incident was under investigation but that coast guard monitoring pointed to the

China, Philippines' Dispute over Grounded Warship Heats Up

China, Philippines' Dispute over Grounded Warship Heats Up

China again asked the Philippines to tow away a grounded warship - a World War Two-era vessel now used as a military outpost - from a disputed shoal on Tuesday, after Manila rejected Beijing's earlier demand.Tensions have soared between the two neighbours over the South China Sea under Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, with Manila pivoting back to the United States

Crossing Death's Door Daily

Crossing Death's Door Daily

Washington Island Ferry Line (WIFL) has been the essential link between the residents, business and visitors of Washington Island and Wisconsin's Door Peninsula for more than eight decades.Picturesque and peaceful Door County isn't named for some intrepid settlers named Door. The name has a more ominous meaning.

ABS Study Explores Potential of Commercial Nuclear Propulsion

ABS Study Explores Potential of Commercial Nuclear Propulsion

New research explores how nuclear propulsion could transform the design, operation and emissions output of vessels in the commercial maritime industry.Classification society ABS said it commissioned Herbert Engineering Corp. (HEC) to carry out the study to examine the potential of advanced modern reactor technology for commercial marine propulsion.

Worker Dies Aboard Vessel at Aberdeen's South Harbor

Worker Dies Aboard Vessel at Aberdeen's South Harbor

A worker has died as a result of injuries suffered on board a vessel docked at Aberdeen's south harbor.The Port of Aberdeen and local authorities said the worker died on scene following an onboard incident at Dunnottar Quay on Saturday."Around 3:40 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2023, police were called to Dunnottar Quay, Aberdeen South Harbor

Wreck Site Identified as WWII Carrier USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)

Wreck Site Identified as WWII Carrier USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)

Naval History and Heritage Command confirmed the identity of a wreck site as USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79) July 10. While operating in the Sulu Sea, Ommaney Bay was hit and eventually mortally wounded by a twin-engine Japanese suicide plane on Jan. 4, 1945.NHHC’s Underwater Archaeology Branch used a combination of survey information provided by the Sea Scan Survey team and video footage provided by

Fire Breaks Out Aboard 80-year-old Great Lakes Freighter

Fire Breaks Out Aboard 80-year-old Great Lakes Freighter

A fire broke out aboard a Canadian-registered bulk carrier transiting on Lake Erie near Pelee Island in the overnight hours on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The fire, which originated in the engine room of the 80-year-old laker Cuyahoga, is said to have been contained, with no injuries reported.U.S.

War Games: US and Philippines Sink Mock Enemy Warship

War Games: US and Philippines Sink Mock Enemy Warship

U.S. and Philippine armed forces unleashed a volley of missiles on a mock enemy warship in the South China Sea on Wednesday, in a show of military power and a strengthening alliance at a time of rising regional tension.Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr watched from a four-storey tower as a high mobility artillery rocket system (HIMARS) fired rockets at a decommissioned navy corvette in