The M/V American Mariner is named in honor of all American seafarers.
The M/V American Mariner was built by Bay Shipbuilding Corp at Sturgeon Bay, WI and entered service in April 1980.
The M/V American Mariner is powered by two 3500 HP General Motors Electro Motive Division (EMD) diesel engines. The vessel uses a conveyor system below its cargo holds to transport cargo to an inclined conveyor system that elevates the cargo to the deck-mounted boom conveyor. For maneuvering in port, the vessel is equipped with 1,000 HP bow and stern thrusters.
The M/V American Mariner is used in general trades, transporting iron ore pellets, coal, limestone and grain.
|Midsummer Draft (MS)||30'-10 7/8"|
|Deadweight Capacity at MS Draft||37,300 Gross Tons|
|Deadweight Capacity at 27'-6"||32,100 Gross Tons|
|Unloading Boom Conveyor Length||250'|
|Maximum Unloading Rate||6,000 Tons/Hour|
|Number of Cargo Holds||7|
|Number of Hatches||24|
|Number of Propellers||1|