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Visual display of the Miami (Towboat, 1912-1946)

Miami (Towboat, 1912-1946)

  • February 11, 1920
  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1912 at Cincinnati, Ohio
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in October 1946
  • OWNERS: U.S. Engineering Department; Charles Zubik (1936)
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Charles Roberts; Captain Albert Martin; Captain Joseph C. McLaughlin
  • RIVERS: Kanawha River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1804; The Charles Barnes Company of Cincinnati built her on the river bank above the suspension bridge. When owned by Charles Zubik, he towed with her on contract. She cleaned out the wreck of the Henry C. Yeiser, Jr. She later towed slag between Weirton and points up the Kanawha River. After she was dismantled, she was used as a landing boat at Pittsburgh
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: On the right is a U.S. government dredge waiting for her captain who has gone ashore
  • Miami (E)

Publication Details

Stottlebower, Alene
February 11, 1920
Local identifier
Neg. 17160
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