Visual display of the Clifton (Towboat, 1883-1909)

Clifton (Towboat, 1883-1909)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: Axton yard at Brownsville, Pennsylvania, 1883
  • BECAME: M.D. Wayman
  • OWNERS: Originally owned in New Cumberland, West Virginia; 1904: Hulings and Sons, Pittsburgh; December 23, 1908: Jess Klinefelter, Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania, owning partner: Charles E. Dailey, Pittsburgh
  • OFFICERS & CREW: 1905: Captain Harry Hulings; June 8, 1909: Captain Jake Klinefelter
  • RIVERS: Ohio River; Allegheny River; Tennessee River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T0440; She was built poolboat style. She was in the Combine until bought in 1904 by Hulings and Sons, Pittsburgh. Purchased by Jesse Klinefelter of Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania on December, 23, 1908. She burned and sank at Pittsburgh, June 8, 1909 while moored at the Craighill and Miller landing above the Ninth Street bridge on the Allegheny River
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The Clifton at Wheeling, West Virginia. Photo by W.C. Brown
  • Clifton (C)


Brown, W.C.
Local identifier
  • Neg. 8293
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