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Visual display of the A.C. Ingersoll, Jr. (Towboat, 1923-1940)

A.C. Ingersoll, Jr. (Towboat, 1923-1940)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1901 in Higginsport, Ohio
  • FORMERLY: Robert Taylor; W.T. Smoot; Convoy
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Caught fire and burned one mile above Tietzville Light, Ohio River August 23, 1940
  • OWNERS: Philadelphia and Cleveland Coal Company (1923); Ohio River Company (1935)
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Jim Woodward (pilot); Sidney S. Booth (pilot); Captain H.E. Long; James B. Ostrander (pilot, 1935); Captain Edgar Meek (master, 1926); Captain Rush Burnside (master, 1925); Pete Lallance (pilot); Bert Clore (pilot); Loyal Wright (pilot); Captain Ed Young (1940); Fred Wright (pilot, 1940); E.L. Curtis (engineer, June 1926); Willard Faudree (engineer, June 1926)
  • RIVERS: Kanawha River; Mississippi River; Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T0008; The Gordon C. Greene aided in picking up survivors when A.C. Ingersoll burned
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: On the Ohio River in Huntington, West Virginia
  • A.C. Ingersoll, Jr. (A)