Visual display of the Duquesne (Towboat, 1907-1915)

Duquesne (Towboat, 1907-1915)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: Cincinnati, 1887 as the H.M. Hoxie
  • FORMERLY: H.M. Hoxie
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Scrapped for junk, 1915
  • OWNERS: Combine
  • OFFICERS & CREW: 1907: Captain Tom Dunlevy (master); later: Captain Jim Woodward, Captain W.F. Brookhart
  • RIVERS: Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T0643; The H.M. Hoxie exploded boilers at Portland, Ohio on April 6, 1906. She was towed to Elizabeth, Pennsylvania and completely rebuilt and renamed the Duquesne. In 1915 she was brought to Pittsburgh and laid up in the boneyard at the head of Brunots Island for a year or so. She was finally scrapped for junk
  • Duquesne (A)

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  • Neg. 10896
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