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ROCK ISLAND
Photo by: Tim and Lori Powell

Built in 1970, by the Grafton Boat Company of Grafton, Illinois as the Rock Island for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

She is a square bow, twin screw pushboat powered by two Caterpillar 3412 diesel engines for a rated 850 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: ROCK ISLAND
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: GRAFTON BOAT COMPANY
  • Year Built: 1970
  • Length: 65
  • Hull Breadth: 23
  • Owner:
    U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS