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

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