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Old 07-01-2009, 10:59 AM
Judy Patsch Judy Patsch is offline
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Rock Island, Illinois mile 480 UMR
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Found my misplaced towboat directory: 167 x 37.5 x 8.4. Condensing engines 16s, 32s 10 ft. stroke. 2 Foster Wheeler boilers. Original crew has a couple of familiar names: Capt. A.C. Ingersoll Jr and pilot Marquette Lancaster. She worked mostly on the upper Miss and the Illinois. She was dismantled at Port Amherst WV in 1954.
The JASON was built a year later with the same specs and was the last steam sternwheel towboat built new for inland river service, according to F. Way.
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