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Stern-wheel Composite Towboat:
  • Built in 1891 at Dubuque, IA. for the US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Launched in 1891
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers, in 1891
  • Christened and and put into service as USED Fury in 1891
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island and St Paul Districts
  • Retired from Army service and sold in May 1931 to CAPT. Walter Blair
  • Re-sold in October 1939 to Fred Kahlke
  • Fury towed a showboat in 1941 for Oscar Bloom of Chicago
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1942 at Paducah, KY. and scrapped
    Displacement unknown
    Length 128'5"
    Beam 22'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    engines 10s-4 ft. stroke

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    89k USED Fury moored to a river bank, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Digital Library.
    John Spivey

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