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Mississippi (II)
Leota (1899 - 1922)

Stern-wheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1899, as the Dredge Tender Leota location unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Completed, date unknown
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers as a Dredge Towboat
  • Designated for use of the the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) in 1920
  • Rebuilt and returned to service in 1922 as Mississippi (II) for the use of the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) spring and fall inspection trips
  • Placed out of service in 1926
  • Final Disposition, rebuilt at New Orleans as Mississippi (III)
    Displacement unknown
    Length 199'4"
    Beam 36'
    Compliment unknown
    Height unknown
    Speed unknown
    Draft 5'6"
    Depth unknown
    Propulsion steam

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    Mississippi (II)
    97k USED Mississippi (II) underway, date and location unknown
    The Historical Marker Database
    John Spivey

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