Eileen C

Photo by Christine Douglas

This towboat was built in 1982 by Superior Boat Works Inc. as the Theresa L for Lalande Towing. She was later sold and renamed Jake West. Illinois Marine Towing of Lemont, IL eventually acquired the vessel, where she was renamed Eileen C.

Eileen C is active in barge transportation on the Illinois River, including in the Chicago area.

  • Type: Twin Screw Towboat
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Builder: Superior Boat Works Inc., Greenville, MS
  • Hull No.: 158
  • Engines: 2 Cummins KTA-38-M2
  • Horsepower: 2,000 bhp
  • Length: 75′ 00″
  • Breadth: 26′ 00″
  • Depth: 9′ 00″
  • Port of Registry: Lemont, IL