- n a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
- Then his Episcopal bishop spotted an ad announcing that the Seamen's Church Institute, which has ministered to ocean mariners for 165 years, was expanding to the nation's towboat .
- Strikes were called against a construction firm at Cape Kennedy, towboat owners in Pittsburgh, and three machine-tool plants in Detroit.
- He has turned down all takeover offers, and, indeed, often helps other towboat men get started.
News & Articles
- Sunken towboat clogs river
A sunken towboat that prompted the closure of a stretch of the Mississippi River south of New Orleans over the weekend had little effect on local river-based companies.
July 8, 2013 - The Vicksburg Post
- Winona County: Drowned towboat deckhand remembered as enthusiastic, hard working
DRESBACH, Minn. -- Officials at Brennan Marine are mourning the death of a 22-year-old deckhand who died Wednesday morning when a company-owned towboat lost power and tumbled over a Mississippi River roller gate at Lock and Dam No. 7 and capsized.
July 6, 2013 - Pioneer Press
- Winona County: Authorities ID man killed when towboat went over dam
Authorities have identified the 22-year-old Wisconsin worker who drowned when the towboat he was in lost power, sailed over a dam roller and capsized in the Mississippi River at Dresbach, Minn., according to the La Crosse Tribune.
July 4, 2013 - Pioneer Press