Visual display of the W. C. Jutte (Towboat, 1901-1918)

W. C. Jutte (Towboat, 1901-1918)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1901 at Brownsville, Pennsylvania at the Axton yard
  • BECAME: Keystone
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold in April 1917 to the Keystone Sand and Supply Company and renamed
  • OWNERS: Peoples Coal Company; Enos Taylor Boat and Barge Company (1912); Shawneetown Sand and Gravel Company
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Freeman Thomas (master, 1907)
  • RIVERS: Allegheny River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T2555; Named for Captain W.C. Jutte, general manager of Peoples Coal. Sank in the Allegheny River above Herrs Island Dam on April 4, 1907 after striking a snag; raised. Sold and renamed in 1917
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: At Lock No. 1 on the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh
  • W. C. Jutte (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 29029
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