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"Definitely the Best" "When the decision was made to order four new tow- boats built to Peavey's requirements, we wanted the best. I've been person- ally acquainted with
St. Louis Ship for 25 years, but we visited other yards too. It was a big decision to make, so we took a look at everything available. St. Louis Ship was selected due to the overall quality and performance of their
As far as I'm concerned, they're definitely the best on the river." That's what
Floyd Goodman, Peavey's
Director of Towboat
Operations told us,
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JSmrnrnm 'm i m « '» • • ' ~r mm- 1 " I I when we asked why they had specified St. Louis Ship.
The four 3800 HP
Hydrodyne towboats are exact duplicates, measuring 140'x 38' x 10.5'. They were christened the M/V Frederick B. Wells,
M/V Frank T. Heffelfinger,
M/V Mary H.
Morrison and M/V
Frank H. Peavey.
They are used to push
Peavey's fleet of over 200 covered hopper grain barges. St. Louis Ship would like to put its exper- ience to work for you too. If you need a tow- boat, or if you are interested in knowing more about our
Hydrodyne Hull design (built only by St. Louis Ship), call us at (314) 638-4000.
ST. LOUIS SHIP 611 EAST MARCEAU STREET, ST LOUIS, MO 63111 (314) 638-4000/TELEX 44-7224/ST L SHIP ST L
Division of Pott Industries, Inc. -An HNG Company
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