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Willie Franklin #261386
Length 53 feet - Breadth 13.5 feet - Single screw towboat
Built 1951 by Barbour Metal Boat Works, St. Louis, MO.

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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.


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