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Grandma Gert #0262724
Length 150 feet - Breadth 50 feet - Triple screw towboat
Built 1951 by Calumet Ship Yard & Dry Dock Co., Chicago, IL.
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Last Updated at 13:05 on Saturday, January 22, 2011
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Downbound Near UMR 819.6 Circa 1998
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GM 16-645E6 diesels, repowered 1997, 5600 hp. Falk red. 3.276:1.
Originally Aetna Louisville, owned by Ashland Oil, Inc., Ashland, KY.
Sold 1/1988 to Parish Towing, Inc., Jefferson, LA.
Renamed Aetna 5/1988
Sold 1/1997 to Northstar Navigation, Inc., Paducah, KY,
renamed Grandma Gert.
Sold 4/2004 to Versatility Marine, Inc., Gonzales, LA.
Sold 2005 to Transbarge Navegacion, S.A., South America,
renamed Don Eduardo.