WISCONSIN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WISCONSIN
    • Operator : DELLS BOAT TOURS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 325
  • Location
    • City : WISCONSIN DELLS
    • STATE : WI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 9
    • Passenger Capacity : 85
  • Size
    • Register length : 50 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 11.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 50 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 11.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3.2 Feet
    • Height : 21 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1953
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 274765

DELLS BOAT TOURS

  • Area of Operation : WISCONSIN RIVER - 7 MILES NORTH OF AND THREE MILES SOUTH OF CITY OF WISCONSIN DELLS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

BADGER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

BELLE BOYD

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGOAN

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CHIEF

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CLIPPER WINNEBAGO

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

COMMANDER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CONDOR

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

DELL QUEEN

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

DUCHESS

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

EAGLE

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

FALCON

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

GENERAL BAILEY

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

HARRIER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

HAWK

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

JOLIET

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

MARQUETTE

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

OSPREY

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

RED CLOUD

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

VIKING

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

VOYAGEUR

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

YELLOW THUNDER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Second Constellation-class Frigate

Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Second Constellation-class Frigate

The Department of Defense announced Thursday that the Navy is exercising a $553.8 million option to have Fincantieri Marinette Marine build the second Constellation-class frigate.The Wisconsin shipyard is currently working with the Navy on the detailed design phase of building the first-in-class USS Constellation (FFG-62), a modern guided-missile frigate based partially on the Italian FREMM.

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

US Maritime Industry Praises Biden's 'Buy American' Order

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order aiming to use government spending to strengthen domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies, in a move widely praised by America's maritime industry.The executive order, titled Strengthening "Buy American" Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers"

US Army Corps to Upgrade Lock and Dam Critical for Grain Exports

US Army Corps to Upgrade Lock and Dam Critical for Grain Exports

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will use $732 million in federal infrastructure funding to modernize a lock and dam on the Upper Mississippi River that are crucial for shipping grain and soybeans to export markets, officials said on Wednesday.Upgrading infrastructure is essential for the United States to maintain its place as a top global agriculture exporter

Fincantieri Begins Work in Northeast Florida

Fincantieri Begins Work in Northeast Florida

Fincantieri Marine Repair, a division of Fincantieri Marine Systems North America (FMSNA), welcomed its first commercial customer to Commodores Point in downtown Jacksonville last week, marking the start of operations in northeast Florida.FMSNA announced last month that they were ready to provide repair and maintenance services to military, commercial

US Announces New Marine Highway Route and Six Marine Highway Designations

US Announces New Marine Highway Route and Six Marine Highway Designations

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Thursday announced the designation of six new Marine Highway Projects and a new Marine Highway Route as part of the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). The AMHP encourages the use of America’s navigable waterways for the movement of freight and people as an alternative to land-based transportation.

Fincantieri Marinette Marine Names Vandroff CEO

Fincantieri Marinette Marine Names Vandroff CEO

Fincantieri Marinette Marine and its board of directors announced that Mark Vandroff will be taking over as CEO effective July 7, replacing Jan Allman who has led the Wisconsin shipyard since 2014.“Our company’s continued growth afforded us an opportunity to expand our senior leadership team and to better organize to exceed our customer’s needs,” said Dario Deste, CEO of Fincantieri Marine Group.

New Bill Aims to Boost Great Lakes Icebreaking

New Bill Aims to Boost Great Lakes Icebreaking

Lawmakers in the U.S. are reintroducing legislation aiming codify the U.S. Coast Guard’s icebreaking mission on the Great Lakes and increase the icebreaking capacity of the Great Lakes fleet.“Inadequate icebreaking capacity in the Great Lakes is costing us thousands of American jobs and millions in business revenue.

Fairbanks Morse Delivers Engines for USS John L. Canley

Fairbanks Morse Delivers Engines for USS John L. Canley

Wisconsin-based power solutions manufacturer Fairbanks Morse said it has delivered four FM 6L48/60CR engines to shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego for the newbuild USS John L. Canley (ESB 6). The ship is the sixth in the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD)/Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program and is designed to serve as a mobile sea base that

Fincantieri Building Up Ahead of Constellation Frigate Builds

Fincantieri Building Up Ahead of Constellation Frigate Builds

U.S. shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine is gearing up to build the U.S. Navy's new guided missile frigates, welcoming key leaders to Marinette, Wis. Tuesday to break ground on the largest building in the shipyard's history.The multimillion dollar building is part of the company’s most recent $200 million shipyard capital expansion underway to support construction of the U.S.

USACE to Perform Winter Maintenance at Six Locks

USACE to Perform Winter Maintenance at Six Locks

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is preparing for major repairs at six of its Mississippi River locks this winter to ensure they continue working as designed.Maintenance is scheduled at Lock and Dam 4, Alma, Wisconsin; Lock and Dam 5A, near Fountain City, Wisconsin; Lock and Dam 6, Trempealeau, Wisconsin; Lock and Dam 7, near La Crescent, Minnesota; Lock and Dam 8, near Genoa

Study Will Examine Effects of Reduced Ice Coverage on Great Lakes Shipping

Study Will Examine Effects of Reduced Ice Coverage on Great Lakes Shipping

A preponderance of climate studies on the Great Lakes predict a trend toward reduced ice cover. Ice is expected to form later and melt earlier. With Wisconsin Sea Grant funding, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Superior (UWS) are looking into how this might impact the shipping industry on the Great Lakes.

PA6B Engine Shipped to FMM for Install on Royal Saudi Navy Ship

PA6B Engine Shipped to FMM for Install on Royal Saudi Navy Ship

Fairbanks Morse shipped a PA6B STC engine to Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) shipyard on April 16, 2021, an engine will be installed on the first ship of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) project. Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor for the MMSC project, and the vessel is being constructed by its partner FMM in Marinette, Wisconsin.