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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
Built in 1928 by the US Army Corps of Engineers, at Gasconade, MO.
Launched in 1928
Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers, 1n 1928
Christened and and put into service as USED Suter in 1928
Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District
Retired in 1952
Sold at Public Auction, 7 February 1952, to CAPT. I.W. Menke for $8,302.77.
Renamed Chaperon, moved to St. Louis to provide steam an electrical power for Menke's showboat Goldenrod from 1952 to 2001
Current Disposition, active
Displacement 298 t.
Hull Depth 5'
Fuel Oil Capacity unknown
Potable Water unknown
one oil fired triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
one water tube boiler
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||USED Suter moored, date and location unknown
Dave Thomson Collection at Steamboats.com
There is no history available for USED Suter at NavSource
Last Updated 23 July 2021
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