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The Iron Dukes

There have been four towboats operating on the Great Kanawha River bearing the name Iron Duke. The first of these was built in 1875, and it was a wood-hull, steam-prop… Read More

Vessels Named Ohio

April 28, 2022

News that Amherst Madison had recently purchased the Michael J. Grainger and would rename it Ohio brings to mind other vessels named Ohio on the inland rivers. Most recently, of… Read More

Amherst Madison Inc., serving the Ohio River and its tributaries with towing, marine construction and repair services since 1893, has restored the vessel name Ohio to the river. The nearly-130-year-old… Read More