Visual display of the Helena (Towboat, 1938-1947)

Helena (Towboat, 1938-1947)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Propeller
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1938 at Midland, Pennsylvania by Midland Barge Company
  • BECAME: Dan C (1961)
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to Wood River Towing Company and renamed, 1961
  • OWNERS: Federal Barge Line
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Holmes Harger, Jr. (pilot, 1938); Captain William Dudley "Curley" Young (master-pilot, 1939); Captain William M. Clark (master, 1943); Bruce Clark (pilot, 1943); Frank P. Gilbert (chief engineer, 1943); A.D. Hildebrand (2nd engineer, 1943); S.J. Joseph (mate, 1943)
  • RIVERS: Missouri River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1079; Her trial run was from Midland, Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh and back. In 1947 she was converted to diesel
  • Helena (D)

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  • Neg. 20270
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