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Lelia C. Shearer #272890
Length 150 feet - Breadth 34.1 feet - Twin screw towboat
Built 1956 by Hillman Barge & Construction Co., Brownsville, PA.

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Last Updated at 8:51 on Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Copyright Photo by Ron Richardson - Thanks, Ron!
On The Ohio At Louisville, KY, 1/2012

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GM 16-567C, repowered 1964, 3200 hp.
Falk reduction gears 4.413:1. Kort nozzles.
Originally owned by O. F. Shearer & Sons, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.
Sold to Indiana & Michigan Electric Co., Lakin, WV 9/1973.
Sold to G & C Towing, Inc., Point Pleasant, WV 1987.
Sold to Kanawha River Towing, Inc., Point Pleasant, WV 12/1990.
Transferred to Campbell Transportation Co., Inc., Charleroi, PA.
Dismantled May 2014.

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