Jeffboat Delivers Deck Barge For Nugent Sand Company

Jeffboat, Inc. of Jeffersonville, Indiana recently delivered the NSCO 63 deck barge (shown above) for Nugent Sand Company, Inc. of Louisville, Kentucky. This barge was one of a four-barge order placed by Nugent Sand Company.

General dimensions of the barges were 195-feet by 35-feet by 9-feet 6 inches. Each barge was constructed with %-inch sides, deck and bottom.

A 3-foot high deck coaming was also installed on each barge.

Jeffboat's construction consists of a 270-foot sternwheeler, 280-foot coastal tanker, a 2,800-hp retractable pilothouse towboat and a 6,000- hp towboat dock and hopper barge.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 99,  Jun 1985 New York

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