Willie Franklin #261386 Length 53 feet - Breadth 13.5 feet - Single screw towboat Built 1951 by Barbour Metal Boat Works, St. Louis, MO. (Additional Information Below Picture)
Last Updated at 8:55 on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Copyright Photo by Mark Haury - Thanks, Mark! Working On The River Before 1/2000
GM 12V-71 diesel, repowered 1985, 400 hp. Originally Gail L, owned by R. W. George, Memphis, TN. Sold to Central States Dredging Co., Memphis, TN 1968, renamed Clinton Perry 8/1975. Sold to Mississippi Limestone Corp., Friars Point, MS 8/1984, renamed Willie Franklin 1996.