Missouri River towboat 'HT Potts'

Missouri River towboat 'HT Potts'


St Louis, Missouri (MO), US
The vessel, built in 1933, operated out of Kansas City, MO. It is named for Herman T. Pott (1895-1982), a distinguished river transportation executive and entrepreneur.

The “H.T. Pott” is 58 feet long and 15 feet wide, and it has a “draft” (the amount of the hull below the water line) of six feet. It was built with a 140-horsepower Fairbanks-Morse diesel engine, since replaced with a 260-horsepower GM diesel.
The vessel, built in 1933, operated out of Kansas City, MO. It is named for Herman T. Pott (1895-1982), a distinguished river transportation executive and entrepreneur.

The “H.T. Pott” is 58 feet long and 15 feet wide, and it has a “draft” (the amount of the hull below the water line) of six feet. It was built with a 140-horsepower Fairbanks-Morse diesel engine, since replaced with a 260-horsepower GM diesel.
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Links: transportmuseumassociation.org
By: kjfitz

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