The Peace, Ushering In A New Era Of Towboats The Peace, Ushering In A New Era Of Towboats
The Peace, Ushering In A New Era Of Towboats

Diesel-powered propeller towboats had been making great strides since the early 1920s with yards such as the Howards, Wards and Nashville Bridge, and it was only natural that Dravo would… Read More

Victory/O.F. Shearer

August 22, 2022

In 1919, Dravo Corporation built two steam sternwheel towboats in their yard in the back channel of Neville Island (Pa.). The boats were essentially sister vessels with one being the… Read More

(The planned Jeffboat closure) is sadly not surprising and with the new regulations of Subchapter M and again, just like what was experienced in the ’70s when towboats were being… Read More

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