Visual display of the Jupiter (Towboat, 1912-1957)

Jupiter (Towboat, 1912-1957)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1912, Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Boat Yard
  • BECAME: Point Landing, 1957
  • OWNERS: U.S.E., Memphis; 1950: Weymouth Construction Company; 1951: Captain A.C. Johnson
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Ben Gore
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1485; Original price, $17,175. Owned by USE, Memphis she was used as a sounding and survey boat. While owned by Captain A.C. Johnson, she was rebuilt at Vicksburg Marine Ways in 1953 as a twin-prop diesel towboat. Renamed Point Landing in 1957
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: At Willow River Landing during icy weather
  • Jupiter (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 25477
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