YELLOW THUNDER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : YELLOW THUNDER
    • Operator : DELLS BOAT TOURS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 202
  • Location
    • City : WISCONSIN DELLS
    • STATE : WI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 28
    • Passenger Capacity : 117
  • Size
    • Register length : 47.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 12 Feet
    • Overall Length : 47.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 12 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 3 Feet
    • Height : 14 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1952
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 274833

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

WISCONSIN

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

News

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Along the 1,600-mile, ice gray arch of the St Lawrence Seaway, the 2020 Great Lakes commercial shipping season will lurch back to life on March 25 when the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. reopen.The ceremonial opening signals a passage with passable ice and the 114th Great Lakes season for its fleet of 45 venerable lakers.

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

NOAA-Viking Public Private Partnership, a Win-win for Research

There was important cruise news in January: Viking – a premier European ocean and river cruise company - will offer two new “destination-focused travel experiences,” starting in 2022.  One set of cruises becomes Viking’s first foray in the inland North American market, in this case the Great Lakes.  Another set of cruises will head to the Arctic and Antarctica.

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Robust Dredging on America’s Inland Waterways

Inland Dredging Company helps keep commerce flowing on America’s inland waterway system.Dyersburg, Tenn. based Inland Dredging Company completed dredging projects spanning eight states and across four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts. Beginning in July and finishing in December (2019), Inland Dredging crews dredged ports and harbors along the Mighty Mississippi River, Ouachita River

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

It was Canadian whalers, the Norwegians tell us, who first noticed that a dead whale does not bob in the waves. The carcass didn’t pitch or roll, either, and it was somehow “self-propelled” — its fins giving it forward motion and acting as stabilizers, or foils. The story still inspires Trondheim company Wavefoil, maker of scalable

Illinois Waterway Closures: Look for the Workaround

Illinois Waterway Closures: Look for the Workaround

A set of complicated lock-and-dam projects on the Illinois Waterway, from Chicago to the Mississippi, has yellow lights flashing throughout the Midwest freight industry. In effect, the entire Waterway will be shut down next summer as the Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island Division, starts some hefty replacement and maintenance projects, from LaGrange to Brandon Road locks and dams.

US Rearms to Nullify China's Missile Supremacy

US Rearms to Nullify China's Missile Supremacy

As Washington and Beijing trade barbs over the coronavirus pandemic, a longer-term struggle between the two Pacific powers is at a turning point, as the United States rolls out new weapons and strategy in a bid to close a wide missile gap with China.The United States has largely stood by in recent decades as China dramatically expanded its military firepower.

GoM Oil Output Set for Record Year

GoM Oil Output Set for Record Year

The U.S. Gulf of Mexico is positioned for another year of record oil production in 2020, despite massive cuts in investment.According to Rystad Energy, most of this growth coming from deep water projects.“2020 is expected to be another record year with average production above 1.9 million barrels per day,” says Joachim Milling Gregersen, an analyst on Rystad Energy’s upstream team.

Stena Estrid Completes Sea Trials

Stena Estrid Completes Sea Trials

European ferry operator Stena Line has announced that the first of its three new E-Flexer class ferries destined for the Irish Sea, Stena Estrid has successfully completed sea trials in China’s Yellow Sea.Following three days of extensive testing, the new vessel performed excellently across a wide range of stringent test criteria and is now on schedule to start operating on the Dublin to

Chevron Launches New Gear Oils

Chevron Launches New Gear Oils

Chevron Marine Lubricants introduced a new range of  gear oils designed for use in industrial and marine clutched gear systems.In developing Meropa MG gear oils, Chevron Marine Lubricants responded to customer and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) demand for gear box oils designed to ensure optimal performance in Renk and Flender/Siemens, Reintjes and Brunvoll clutched gear boxes

Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor Kicks Off 2020 International Season

Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor Kicks Off 2020 International Season

The first ocean-going vessel of 2020 arrived Monday at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, thereby commencing this year's international shipping season at the Great Lakes port.Port officials welcomed the M/V Muntgracht, a 466-foot general cargo carrier, after her five-day voyage through the St. Lawrence Seaway to the deepwater port on Lake Michigan.

Quark Expeditions Intros Ultramarine

Quark Expeditions Intros Ultramarine

Polar adventures specialist Quark Expeditions is to introduce new livery on Ultramarine, it’s latest expedition cruise vessel, which will debut in time for the 2020-2021 season in Antarctica.The 200 passenger polar expedition ship is under construction at Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard.

China Launches First Rocket from Sea

China Launches First Rocket from Sea

China successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest step forward in its ambitious space programme.The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a platform on a large semi-submersible barge in the Yellow Sea just after midday (0400 GMT), state media said.