Visual display of the Gona (Towboat, 1944-1965)

Gona (Towboat, 1944-1965)

  • September 16, 1961
  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Propeller
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: St. Louis, Missouri, 1944, by St. Louis Shipbuilding and Steel Company
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Decommissioned 1965
  • OWNERS: Inland Waterways Corporation (leased during World War II); Hennepin Towing Company, Minneapolis (1947); Mississippi Valley Barge (July 1953); Ohio Barge Line Company (September 15, 1955)
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Paul T. Rose (master)
  • RIVERS: Wood River; Mississippi River; Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T0960; In 1948 she had a whistle composed of whistles from the dredge McGregor and the dredge Fort Gage. The roof bell came from the ferry Julius Walsh
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: In dry dock at Point Pleasant, West Virginia, September 16, 1961
  • Gona (A)

Details

Date
  • September 16, 1961
Collection
Subjects
Local identifier
  • Neg. 29659
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