Iowa

Photo by Isaac Pennock

Photo by Isaac Pennock

The Iowa was built by and for the Great Lakes Towing Company of Cleveland, OH in 1915. The steam-powered tug was converted to diesel in 1951. Today the Iowa is based in Cleveland, working on the Cuyahoga River alongside her fleetmate Illinois.

  • Type: Single Screw Tugboat
  • Year Built: 1915
  • Builder: The Great Lakes Towing Co., Cleveland, OH
  • Hull No.: 35
  • Engines: 1 Cleveland 12-278A
  • Horsepower: 1,200 bhp
  • Length: 81′ 00″
  • Breadth: 20′ 00″
  • Depth: 12′ 06″
  • Port of Registry: Wilmington, DE
Nathan Leindecker Collection

Nathan Leindecker Collection

Nathan Leindecker Collection

Nathan Leindecker Collection

Isaac Pennock

Isaac Pennock

Ken Bailey

Ken Bailey

Isaac Pennock

Isaac Pennock

Ken Bailey

Ken Bailey

Photo by Isaac Pennock

Photo by Isaac Pennock

Ken Bailey

Ken Bailey

Isaac Pennock

Isaac Pennock

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