Visual display of the George Lysle (Towboat, 1872-1896?)

George Lysle (Towboat, 1872-1896?)

  • 1892
  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1872 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • BECAME: Resolute
  • OWNERS: George Lysle and Sons, Pittsburgh coal operators; N. J. Bigley (1881); Eagle Packet Company (1892-1894)
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain C. B. Marthens (master, circa 1872); Captain Henry Leyhe (master, 1892-94); "Boots" Rollins (pilot, 1892-94); Charles M. Davis (pilot, 1892-94); "Jack" Pierson (engineer, 1892-94); "Tute" Pierson (engineer, 1892-94); Grant Marsh (master and pilot, 1894); Jim Reardon (pilot, 1894)
  • RIVERS: Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T0920; The Lysle firm sold her in November 1881 to N. J. Bigley along with 40 coalboats and barges
  • George Lysle (A)

Details

Date
1892
Local identifier
Neg. 46815
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