Bill Arnold

Photo by Christine Douglas

Photo by Christine Douglas

This inland-style towboat was built in 1979 by Inland Marine as the Kathy Spivey for Spivey Marine & Harbor Service. She was later acquired by Garvey Marine Inc. The American River Transportation Company purchased the vessel in 2003, where she was repowered and renamed Bill Arnold.

Bill Arnold can be found providing transportation services in the Chicago area on the Calumet and Chicago Rivers.

  • Type: Twin Screw Towboat
  • Year Built: 1979
  • Builder: Inland Marine, Bridge City, TX
  • Engines: 2 Caterpillar 3508
  • Horsepower: 1,600 bhp
  • Length: 66′ 00″
  • Breadth: 25′ 05″
  • Depth: 7′ 02″
  • Port of Registry: St. Louis, MO
Christine Douglas

Christine Douglas

Christine Douglas

Christine Douglas

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