Burger Boat Launches Wendella Passenger Vessel

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

June 3, 2015

  • Photo: Burger Boat Company
  • Photo: Burger Boat Company
  • Photo: Burger Boat Company Photo: Burger Boat Company
  • Photo: Burger Boat Company Photo: Burger Boat Company
Burger Boat Company announced the launch of P/V Lucia, an 89-foot steel passenger vessel for Wendella Sightseeing Company, Inc.
 
Lucia, designed by Timothy Graul Marine Design of Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., was launched into the Manitowoc River Friday, May 29 with her owners, the Burger staff and the Manitowoc community in attendance. 
 
Lucia is styled after other vessels in Wendella's fleet and will be used for its Combined Lake and River Tour, the Chicago River Architecture Tour, specialty cruises and private events. With a capacity of 340 guests, the vessel features an enclosed climate controlled main deck cabin where guests will find a black granite bar and room for socializing. The upper deck provides space for guests to mingle and enjoy views of Chicago's skyline.
 
Built by Burger Boat Company of Manitowoc, Wisc., Lucia is certified USCG Subchapter K and is powered by two Caterpillar C12 main engines and has two Northern Lights generators.
 
Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Apr 2019 - Navies of the World

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News