George B.

Photo by Christine Douglas

Photo by Christine Douglas

This small towboat was built in 1973 by Barbour Metal Boat Works as the George B. for the Marine Equipment Co. She was later sold to Luhr Bros. Inc. of Columbia, IL, where she retained her name.

The George B. is active in the marine contracting trades on America’s inland waterways, including the Chicago area.

  • Type: Towboat
  • Year Built: 1973
  • Builder: Barbour Metal Boat Works, St. Louis, MO
  • Length: 42′ 02″
  • Breadth: 18′ 00″
  • Depth: 5′ 07″
  • Port of Registry: St. Louis, MO

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