Midwest Pride

This towboat was built in 2001 by Marine Rental Inc. as their own Mr. Butch. In 2002 she was sold to Blessey Marine Services and renamed Wayne L. Wood. She was eventually acquired by Illinois Marine Towing of Lemont, IL and renamed Midwest Pride.

The Midwest Pride is used in the fleeting trade in the Channahon area on the Illinois River.

  • Type: Twin Screw Towboat
  • Year Built: 2001
  • Builder: Marine Rental Inc.
  • Engines: 2 GM 12V-71
  • Horsepower: 800 bhp
  • Length: 60′ 00″
  • Breadth: 24′ 00″
  • Depth: 8′ 00″
  • Port of Registry: Lemont, IL

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