William C

This towboat was built in 1968 by the Grafton Boat Company of Grafton, IL as the John Alexa for Joliet Harbor Tugs of Joliet, IL. She was later acquired by Illinois Marine Towing of Lemont, IL and renamed William C.

William C works in the transportation trade on the Illinois River between Chicago and Peoria.

  • Type: Twin Screw Towboat
  • Year Built: 1968
  • Builder: Grafton Boat Co., Grafton, IL
  • Hull No.: 400
  • Engines: 2 Cummins KTA-19-M3
  • Horsepower: 1,200 bhp
  • Length: 76′ 05″
  • Breadth: 24′ 00″
  • Depth: 7′ 05″
  • Port of Registry: Lemont, IL