Description and Location
Steam towboat Defender pushing coal barges.
Defender was a sternwheel towboat built at Brownsville, Pa. in 1896 as the S. L. Wood.
Exploded Jan. 3, 1905, at Huntington,W.Va., with a loss of 7 or 8 lives.
River (ferryboats, steamboats, towboats, wharfboats)
Photographic print copy
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