Visual display of the Reba Reeves (Towboat, 1897-1918)

Reba Reeves (Towboat, 1897-1918)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1897 at Charleston, West Virginia
  • BECAME: J. F. Butts
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sank in ice at Sekitan, Ohio on February 15, 1918; raised and renamed
  • OWNERS: T.W. Disken and others; Hatfield Coal Company (1909)
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Ed West (master, 1904)
  • RIVERS: Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T2123; Equipment from the R.B. Kendall was used in her construction
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The Reba Reeves is in the background. In the foreground is a smaller towboat, the Tango, pushing a barge
  • Reba Reeves (A)


Other title
  • Tango (Towboat)
Local identifier
  • Neg. 38436
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