The Second Steamer J.T. Hatfield The Second Steamer J.T. Hatfield
The Second Steamer J.T. Hatfield

Last week we looked at the Str. General Ashburn. As mentioned, it was one of four steam, sternwheel towboats built by Dubuque Boat & Boiler Company for the Upper Mississippi… Read More

Dwight F. Davis

August 15, 2022

The Inland Waterways Corporation (IWC), the government-owned barge line, as mentioned last week, had built a fleet of vessels in 1920 intended for Warrior-Tombigbee River service. In 1929, they built… Read More

The J.T. Hatfield

November 16, 2020

Capt. J.T. Hatfield, who long was in charge of the Hickey Transportation Company at Covington, Ky., had the honor of having two towboats named for him. The first vessel was… Read More

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