Visual display of the Margaret (Towboat, 1910-1926)

Margaret (Towboat, 1910-1926)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1910 at Guild, Tennessee by the Sheridan-Kirk Contracting Company
  • BECAME: Gerard Klein, 1926
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold and renamed, 1926
  • OWNERS: 1910: Sheridan-Kirk Contracting Company; By 1920: United States Engineering, Cincinnati District; 1926: John F. Klein
  • RIVERS: Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1716; Margaret was used by the USE in the construction of Dam 34, Ohio River. On December 18, 1920 she overturned about three miles below Augusta, Kentucky while near the Kentucky shore. Thirteen persons drowned. She was raised and rebuilt and sold to John F. Klein about 1926
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Margaret at the ways in Madison, Indiana
  • Margaret (D)

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  • Neg. 17199
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