Merchant Vessels of the United States is a data file of merchant and recreational vessels documented under the laws of the United States by the U.S. Coast Guard. The source for this file is the U.S. Coast Guard's Marine Safety Information System (MSIS) database, a comprehensive system serving many Coast Guard marine safety operating programs. The data file of merchant vessels has been specifically prepared from several data tables contained in MSIS. The data has been used as source data for publication of Merchant Vessels of the United States. The data file consists of vessel particular and managing owner identification information. For vessels, the file contains the vessel name, official number, managing owner name, particulars such as tonnage and length, port of documentation (homeport), and authorized trade endorsements. Hailing port, manufacturer identification and hull identification numbers are not contained in this data file, and there are no foreign vessels in this file. For managing owners, the complete mailing address is provided. Information in the file is current as of December 31, 1993.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

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    Washington, DC  United States  20593
  • Publication Date: 1993-12


  • English

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  • Pagination: mag tape

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00666514
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/DF/MT-94/001
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 3 1994 12:00AM