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USED T.P. Roberts


Stern-wheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1906 for the US Army Corps of Engineers, at Hammitt Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Launched in 1906
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers, in 1906
  • Named for Col. T. P. Roberts, long associated with the USACE at Pittsburgh and son of W. Milnor Roberts, a pioneer in river construction work
  • Christened and and put into service as USED T.P. Roberts in 1906
  • Retired from Army service in 1926 and sold
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 206t.
    Length 133'2"
    Beam 33'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion steam
    stern-wheel

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    T.P. Roberts
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    204k USED Towboat T.P. Roberts underway, date and location unknown
    Dave Thomson Collection at Steamboats.com
    John Spivey

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