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USACE M/V Oki-Chobi
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USACE M/V Chico (1945 - 1984)


Towboat:
  • Built in 1945 by the US Army Corps of Engineers at Sacramento, CA.
  • Launched in 1945
  • Delivered, Christened and and put into service as USACE M/V Chico in 1945
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District
  • Transferred to the US Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas, City District, in 1984
  • Transferred to the US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, District, date unknown, renamed USACE M/V Oki-Chobi
  • Current Disposition, active
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 42'
    Beam 12'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Fuel Oil Capacity unknown
    Potable Water unknown
    Propulsion twin engine diesel powered
    twin propellers

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    Chico
    303005901
    151k USACE M/V Chico underway with a tow, 28 September 1961
    US Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District negative # 72893
    John Spivey
    Oki-Chobi
    303005902
    162k USACE M/V Oki-Chobi underway, 30 October 1985, location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District picture # 00-8176
    Brian R. Murtaugh, CIV USARMY CEMDC (USA)
    Oki-Chobi
    303005903
    56k USACE M/V Oki-Chobi removed from the water for repairs to the keel cooler, 2008.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District photo.
    Brian R. Murtaugh, CIV USARMY CEMDC (USA)

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