OWNERS: William G. Peters (1928); McGrath Coal Company (1945); Molo Sand and Gravel Company (1946)
OFFICERS & CREW: Captain W.M. Clark (master, 1937); Harry Lancaster (pilot, 1937); Lester Wiest (chief engineer, 1937); Captain R.J. Richtman (master, 1945); George T. Heckman (engineer, 1945); Clair Heckman (engineer, 1945)
RIVERS: Mississippi River; Wood River
OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T0147; Two boilers; Gillett and Eaton machinery; did contract towing; towed gas from Wood River to St. Paul 1937; towed coal between St. Louis and St. Paul 1945; after dismantling was bought by Richard P. Bissell for a private houseboat; sunk March 15, 1953?
PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Picture of the boiler doctor pump on the Aquila during construction at Peters Boatyard in Wabasha, Minnesota