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USACE M/V Mississippi (IV)


Towboat:
  • Built in 1960-61, as Mississippi (IV) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Decatur, LA.
  • Launched, 1961
  • Completed and commissioned USACE M/V Mississippi (IV) in 1961
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District
  • Designated for use of the the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) and as a towboat
  • Mississippi (IV) provided transportation for the MRC spring and fall inspection trips in addition to her duties as a towbaot
  • Decommissioned, 8 April 1993
  • Final Disposition, static display on land at the Lower Mississippi River Museum, Vickburg, MS.
    Specifications:
    Displacement 953t.
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Compliment unknown
    Height unknown
    Speed unknown
    Draft unknown
    Depth unknown
    Propulsion
    two 8-cyl 1,680 hp Nordberg diesel engines
    two adjustable-pitch propellers

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    Mississippi (IV)
    303001302
    18114-D-BM664-020
    98k USACE M/V Mississippi (IV) underway on the Mississippi River and passing through locks on the river, 4 September 1987.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo #'s 18114-D-BM664-020, 18114-D-BM664-017, 18114-D-BM664-012, 18114-D-BM664-016 and 8114-D-BM664-016 by Eugene Wall
    Lower Mississippi River Museum
    Mississippi (IV)
    303001303
    18114-D-BM664-017
    124k
    Mississippi (IV)
    303001304
    18114-D-BM664-012
    125k
    Mississippi (IV)
    303001305
    18114-D-BM664-016
    141k
    Mississippi (IV)
    303001306
    18114-D-BM664-019
    109k
    Mississippi (IV)
    303001307
    18114-D-BM664-020
    98k USACE M/V Mississippi (IV) moored on the Mississippi River3 bank, location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo #'s 18114-D-BM664-002 by Eugene Wall
    Lower Mississippi River Museum
    Mississippi (IV)
    303001301
    213k Ex-USACE M/V Mississippi (IV) static display at the Lower Mississippi River Museum, Vicksburg, MS., 1 December 2018.
    Photo by ©Michael Barera
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