Christening the Towboat Eleanor

Christening the Towboat Eleanor (HMX6O)

Location: Paducah, KY 42001 McCracken County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 5.255', W 88° 35.623'

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Paducah has long been the foremost hub of the inland marine waterways. Thus, many towboat companies have located here.The christening of the Towboat Eleanor is indicative of the significance of each new vessel that joins the home fleet of the Port of Paducah. The Crounse Corporation traditionally names its boats after female relatives, employees or relatives of employees.These festive events are typically attended by family and friends of the river industry. Eleanor Crounse is portrayed breaking a bottle of champagne on the towboat's bow in celebration of the christening, December 7, 1955.
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HM NumberHMX6O
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Placed ByIn Memory of Eleanor Buchanan and George Paull Crounse
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 8:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 358355 N 4105776
Decimal Degrees37.08758333, -88.59371667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 5.255', W 88° 35.623'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 5' 15.30" N, 88° 35' 37.38" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 S Water St, Paducah KY 42001, US
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