Brent Towing, Greenville MS

Most recent update: May 14, 2014.


Brent Towing was started by Jesse Brent in 1956 on a site on S. Walnut Street, between Main Street and Central Street.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Ship Type GT Ft. Built Disposition
  274289 Little Jessie Brent Towing Towboat  19 50 1957 Now White Water
  275633 Preeminent VI  Preeminent Energy Towboat  35 49 1959 Later Jane Russell, now Miss Allie
  280624 Carole Brent Brent Towing Towboat  109 66 1960 Later Mr. Mac, now The Dude 
  284238 Ann Brent Brent Towing Towboat  341 110 1960 Later North Star, now Victoria
  284242 Caroline M Grand River Towing Towboat  121 71 1961 Active
  287341 Joy Wasson Wasson Towing Towboat  128 75 1961 Later Dolores Anne, now Robert Daron
11 505319 Hurricane Brent Towing Towboat  383 103 1966 Active
  501784 Will Lewis Lewis Towing Towboat  146 76 1966 Later Margaret Lewis, now Kiowa
  510008 Alison Brent Towing Towboat  139 72 1967 Later Gateway, now Bill Baker
23 514987 The Chief  Brent Towing Towboat  575 114 1968 Active
  523288 Helen M. Clements Archer-Daniels-Midland Towboat  571 132 1969 Now Decatur Lady (Paraguay)
29 527716 Viking Twin City Barge Towboat  138 76 1970 Now J. L. Fleming
  530044 Alison Brent Towing Towboat  143 75 1971 Now Northland
35 536992 Carole Brent   Brent Towing Towboat  750 147 1972 Later Lori Rae, now W. W. Dyer
40 544889 Belinda Brent Brent Tptn. Towboat  296 116 1973 Later Austin Golding, now Francis Benedict
  556629 Margie Logan Logan Towing Towboat  553 132 1974 Now Lois Ann
50 567900 Jessica Brent   Brent Tptn. Towboat  289 115 1975 Active
55 575684 Ann Brent   Brent Tptn. Towboat  625 147 1976 Active
73 586080 Betty Brent   Brent Tptn. Towboat  317 135 1977 Active