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Taurus #0663777
Length 170 feet - Breadth 45 feet - Twin screw towboat
Built 1983 by St. Louis Ship, St. Louis, MO.

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Last Updated at 17:17 on Friday, October 7, 2011
Copyright Photo by Jeff L. Yates - Thanks, Jeff!
On The Ohio At Metropolis, IL, 8/2011

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GM 16-645E7B diesels, 6800 hp. Falk red. 4.515:1. Kort nozzles.
Originally Anita M, leased then sold to
Mid-South Towing Co., Metropolis, IL 1/1991
Firm name changed to TECO Barge Line, Inc., Metropolis, IL 1/2002.
Renamed Abby S 6/2006.
Sold to U.S. United Barge Lines LLC, Metropolis, IL 12/2007,
renamed Laurie Becnel 2009
Renamed Taurus 8/2011.


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