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Images of Ingram Barge’s Towboat MV ‘David G Sehrt’ in the Lower Mississippi River

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.


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.


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