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Penny Eckstein #0272878 Length 165 feet - Breadth 44 feet - Triple screw towboat Built 1957 by St. Louis Shipbuilding & Steel Co., St. Louis, MO. (Additional Information Below Picture)
Last Updated at 8:30 on Sunday, February 20, 2011 Copyright Photo by Capt. Billy Smith - Thanks, Billy! In NOLA Before Going To Argentina, 4/2005 (1 of 2)
GM 16-645E2 diesels, repowered 1995, 4800 hp. Falk red. 2.5:1. Originally Queen City, operated by The Ohio River Co., Cincinnati, OH. Sold 11/1983 to Cincinnati Barge Co., Inc., Paducah, KY, renamed Jennifer Anne. Sold 3/1987 to Cherokee Barge Line, Inc., Paducah, KY, renamed Angel Brooke. Sold 7/1988 to Marquette Transportation Co., Inc., Paducah, KY. Renamed Gertrude L. Beesecker 3/1989. Renamed Penny Eckstein 8/1991. Sold 4/2005 to Fluviomar International S.A., Buenos Aires, Argentina.