Visual display of the William McClellan (Towboat, 1901-1915?)

William McClellan (Towboat, 1901-1915?)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1901 at Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yard
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1915
  • OWNERS: Wiggins Ferry Company
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T2673; Builder's price was $11,000. Another source lists the cost as $25,000. Her machinery came from the towboat Eagle. Home port or owner's residence circa 1901, St. Louis, Missouri. One source says she burned at the foot of Franklin Avenue, St. Louis, on October 13, 1905
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Near Eads Bridge at St. Louis
  • William McClellan (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 37478
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