Named after Ingram Barge Co.'s COO Mr David G Sehrt, herebelow images of the Towboat MV 'David G Sehrt' taken in December 2019 in the Lower Mississippi River (Belle Chasse) when in New Orleans for the International Workboat Show.
Pushboat MV 'David G. Sehrt' (USCG Official Number 500046)
Triple Screw, Steel-hull Towboat
Built 1965 by Nashville Bridge Co., in Nashville, TN.
Operator: INGRAM BARGE CO.
Engine: Horsepower rating : 8400
Net Tonnage: 602
Registered length : 180 Feet
Length Overall (LOA): 180 Feet
Regular Breadth : 50 Feet
Overall Breadth : 50 Feet
Load draft : 11.5 Feet
Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
Height : 42.9 Feet
GM 16-645E7B Diesels, 8400 HP Falk red. 4.48:1. Kort nozzles.
Originally named as MV ‘PAT CHOTIN’, owned by Chotin Transportation, Inc., New Orleans, LA. Sold to Midland Enterprises, Inc., Cincinnati, OH in 1973. Re-named MV ‘PAT C’ in February 1994. Sold to Ingram Barge Co., Nashville, TN in June 2003, and re-named MV ‘DAVID G. SEHRT’ in May 2009.
More images from the same shooting can be seen at Karatzas Images website.