Photo: Nichols Boat Company Building Towboat On Spec Photo: Nichols Boat Company Building Towboat On Spec
Photo: Nichols Boat Company Building Towboat On Spec

Nichols Boat Company, Greenville, Miss., currently has under construction a 120- by 34- by 11-foot, twin-screw towboat designed by Farrell & Norton Naval Architects. The retractable-pilothouse boat will have 3,400… Read More

Obituary: Lea Brent

January 22, 2021

Lea Brent, of Brent Towing Company fame, died January 10 in his hometown of Greenville, Miss. He was 88. He, along with his father, Jesse (deceased), and brother, Howard (retired),… Read More

The mv. Leland Speakes, a twin-screw towboat with a retractable pilothouse built by Jeffboat in 1967, caught fire February 21 on the Lower Mississippi River near Greenville, Miss., the Coast… Read More

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