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USACE Towboat Patoka


Towboat:
  • Built in 1956 by Arnold V. Walker Shipyard, Pascagoula MS.
  • Launched in 1956
  • Placed in service in 1956 by the US Army Corps of Engineers as USACE Towboat Patoka
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District, Panama City FL.
  • Patoka provides quarters for the crew of the floating crane USACE Choctawatchee
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 173 t.
    Length 79'9"
    Beam 26'1"
    Draft 5'6"
    Complement 10
    Bunker Capacity 9,000 Gal
    Speed 10 kts
    Propulsion
    two Detroit Diesel 12V71N, 340 HP @ 1800 RPM
    two 50 4 blade cast steel propellers
    one 50kw Caterpillar 3304 generator

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    Patoka
    303000301
    298k Diesel-electric Whirler Boat No. 645 loading a scow as USACE Towboat Patoka leaves the dredging site with a full scow for the spoils area. date and location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Patoka
    303000302
    89k USACE Towboat Patoka underway, date and location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
     
    Patoka
    303000303
    58k USACE Towboat Patoka underway, date and location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Patoka
    303000304
    22k
    Patoka
    303000305
    33k

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