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Field NameDescription
VesselIDA unique numeric identifier assigned to each vessel 
VesselNameThe vessel name.  
USCGNumberThe official vessel number assigned by the USCG. 
OperatorIDFerry Operator ID for operator of vessel 
OperatorStateState for the ferry operator mailing addressAnalysis
CarriesPassengersIndicates whether the vessel carried passengers.Analysis
CarriesVehiclesIndicates whether the vessel carried vehicles.Analysis
CarriesFreightIndicates whether the vessel carried freight.Analysis
MaxSpeedVessel maximum speed (in knots) 
TypicalSpeedVessel Typical Operating Speed (in knots) 
PassengerCapacityCertificated Passenger capacity of the vessel 
LaneFeetLane feet of car deck on RoRo Vessels 
FuelTypeFuel type (Diesel, Gasoline, CNG, Electricity, Other)Analysis
FuelOtherDescription of Other type of fuel 
VesselBuildYearYear the vessel was built.  
YearBuiltIdentifies the calendar year the vessel was built or rebuilt. 
YearRebuiltContains either the year that the vessel was rebuilt or is blank. 
YearVesselThe most recently year that the vessel was built or rebuilt. 
HighestFixedPointThe height of the highest fixed point on the vessel in unit of feet. 
HorsepowerHorsepower rating for the vessel, typically when new or when current engines were installed.  
MainHorsepowerAheadMain Horsepower Ahead 
MainHorsepowerAsternMain Horsepower Astern 
HullTypeHull Type - Values: Monohull, Catamaran, Other Multi-Hull, SWATH, Hydrofoil, Other, UnknownAnalysis
HullOtherIf "Other" hull type indicated, specifies hull type. 
HullMaterialHull Material - Values: Aluminum, Concrete, FRP (Fiberglass), Glass, Plastic (non-reinforced), Plastic - MSIS Legacy, Rubber, Steel, Wood, Other, UnknownAnalysis
HullShapeHull Shape - Values: Box, Sail (Distinct Keel), Sail (Faired Keel), Ship, UnknownAnalysis
VtccThe Vessel Type, Construction and Characteristics (VTCC) code, as indicated in the 1997 US Army Corps Waterborne Transportation Lines of the United States vessel characteristics database. 
PropulsionTypePropulsion type (Fixed Pitch Propeller, Controllable Pitch Propeller, Water Jet, Cable, Other)Analysis
PropulsionOtherDescription of other propulsion type 
SelfPropIndicatorSelf Propell Indicator - Values: 0 (Not self-propelled), 1 (Self-propelled), Unknown. Analysis
RegisteredBreadthRegistered breadth, reported in units of feet to the nearest tenth.  
RegisteredDepthRegistered depth (draft), reported in units of feet to the nearest tenth.  
RegisteredLengthRegistered length, reported in units of feet to the nearest tenth. 
RegisteredGrossTonsRegistered gross tons. 
RegisteredNetTonsRegistered Net Tons 
ITCBreadthITC breadth in feet used on Certificate of Documentation. 
ITCDepthITC depth in feet used on Certificate of Documentation. 
ITCLengthITC length in feet used on Certificate of Documentation. 
ITCGrossTonsITC Gross Tons and ITC Net Tons are a vessel's International Tonnage Convention (ITC) gross and net tonnages. NOTE on ITC tonnages: Some vessel records may have both national and ITC tonnages. The values for ITC gross and registered gross tons (as 
ITCNetTonsITC Gross Tons and ITC Net Tons are a vessel's International Tonnage Convention (ITC) gross and net tonnages. NOTE on ITC tonnages: Some vessel records may have both national and ITC tonnages. The values for ITC gross and registered gross tons (as 
OverallBreadthThe overall breadth of the vessel is reported in units of feet. The overall breadth is the extreme breadth of maximum breadth to the outside of the vessel's structure. In paddle ships, this includes the paddle boxes. 
OverallLengthThe overall length of the vessel is reported in units of feet. The overall length is the extreme length of the vessel which would include any structure which extends beyond the outer planking or plating on the bow or any structure that extends beyond 
LightDraftThe draft of the vessel when it is empty, reported in units of feet. 
LoadDraftThe draft of the vessel when fully loaded, reported in units of feet. 
PassengerCapacityArmyCorpsCertificated Passenger capacity of the vessel from Army Corps Vessel Database 
CapacityTonsArmyCorpsThe full load capacity of the vessel in short tons (2,000 lbs) from Army Corps Vessel Database 
NetTonnageNet Tonnage is defined as the volume of space available for the accommodation of passengers and the stowage of cargo, expressed in units of 100 cubic feet for each net ton. 
OrganizationNameName of the managing owner of the vessel. 
OrganizationTypeType of the managing owner of the vessel.Analysis
Base1Base 1 and 2 specify the city or locality of the operating headquarters of the vessel. Base1 and Base2 break up this descriptive data so that it can printed in a two line format with Base1 over Base2. 
Base2Base 1 and 2 specify the city or locality of the operating headquarters of the vessel. Base1 and Base2 break up this descriptive data so that it can printed in a two line format with Base1 over Base2. 
SurveyYearYear of the Survey. 2008 Survey collected data for calendar year 2007; 2006 collected 2005 data; 2000 collected mostly 1999 
InServiceWas the vessel in service during the surveied year?Analysis
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