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Riegal 0253982 Length 45 feet - Width 15 feet - Twin screw towboat Built 1945 by Walker Boat Yard, Paducah, KY. (Additional Information Below Picture)
Last Updated at 18:19 on Sunday, January 15, 2012 Copyright Photo by Stan Johnson - Thanks, Stan! Weary In Western Kentucky, 8/2005 (1 of 2)
GM 6-71 diesels, repowered 1973, 400 hp. Originally Fedmaco, owned by Federal Materials Co.,Paducah, KY. Sold to George A. Mason Towing Co., Smithland, KY, 6/1961. Rebuilt by owner, Smithland, KY, 1962. Burned at Paducah, KY, 11/17/1967. Sold to Howard G. Woodford, Savannah, TN, 1969. Rebuilt by owner, Savannah, TN, 1971. Sold to Calvin C. McGee, Florence, AL. Sold to Three Rivers Rock Co., Smithland, KY 1973, renamed Tripple R 5/1975. Leased to Louisiana Limestone Aggregates, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA, 1978. Returned to Three Rivers Rock Co., 1981. Sold to Dravo Basic Materials Co., Smithland, KY, 2/1988. Sold to James Marine, Inc., Paducah, KY, 11/1989. Sold to Billy Bob Boat Rentals, Inc., Paducah, KY, 3/1995. Sold to Delta Materials, Inc., Shawneetown, IL, renamed Riegal 12/1996. Sold to Irving Materials, Inc., Shawneetown, IL 1/1999. Sold to Industrial Marine, Inc., Marion, KY 4/2002. Out of service 2004.