Visual display of the Homestead (Towboat, 1919-1945)

Homestead (Towboat, 1919-1945)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1919, Pittsburgh, James Rees & Sons Company
  • BECAME: A-2
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Spring 1945, name changed to A-2
  • OWNERS: Carnegie Steel Company
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain L.W. Crawford and Captain George T. Griffith (masters), Ernest Cropper (chief engineer)
  • RIVERS: Allegheny River; Monongahela River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1122; Both the Homestead and the W.H. Clingerman were built in 1919 by the James Rees & Sons Company. They were duplicates of each other. The W.H. Clingerman was launched first and then on June 27, 1919 the Homestead was launched. She was the last steamboat built by James Rees & Sons Company
  • Homestead (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 37394
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