Visual display of the Merrill (Towboat, 1907-1931)

Merrill (Towboat, 1907-1931)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1907 at Jeffersonville, Indiana at the Howard Ship Yard
  • BECAME: Tu-Endi-We
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to Captain Charles C. Stone in March 1931 and renamed
  • OWNERS: U.S. Engineering Department
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Oscar Webster (master); Captain Ed West (master, 1926); Eb Cline (pilot, 1926); Dana Wright (engineer, 1926); Tom Henry Bryan (engineer, 1926); Captain Harry Burnside (master, 1929); Captain John R. Douglass (master, 1929); Captain Casper Cillus (pilot, 1929)
  • RIVERS: Muskingum River; Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1800; Home port or owner's residence circa 1907, Marietta, Ohio. Original price: $14,000. In 1926 she worked tending dredge at Dam 14 on the Ohio River. She was sold at a public sale in March 1931 for $3,650
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The Merrill in the McConnelsville Canal headed downstream below Elk Eye mill
  • Merrill (A)

Details

Photographer
Brooks
Collection
Subjects
Local identifier
  • Neg. 7978
For Staff