Visual display of the John W. Weeks (Towboat, 1928-1948)

John W. Weeks (Towboat, 1928-1948)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: Dubuque, Iowa, at Dubuque Boat and Boiler Company, 1928
  • BECAME: Weber W. Sebald
  • OWNERS: Federal Barge Lines; American Rolling Mill Company
  • OFFICERS & CREW: 1928: Captain Reed (master), John Laycock (pilot), Luke Hebert (mate)
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1447; Designed by T. Rees Tarn and built for the Federal Barge Lines, she was sold to the American Rolling Mill Company January 1948, and one month later renamed Weber W. Sebald
  • John W. Weeks (A)


Goergen, Margery
Local identifier
  • Neg. 1464
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