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USED Itasca


Stern-wheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1881 at Carondelet,MO. for the Mississippi River Commission
  • Launched in 1881
  • Put into service in 1881 at Memphis, TN.
  • Transferred to the US Army Corps of Engineer in 1906
  • Christened and and put into service as USED Itasca in 1906
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Sold in 1942 to Patton Tully Transportation Co., converted to diesel and renamed
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 105 t.
    Length 93'
    Beam 16'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion
    As Built -reciprocation steam engine
    1942 - diesel
    stern-wheel

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    Itasca
    303007501
    102k USED Itasca underway while passing an unidentified dredge, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Digital Library.
    John Spivey

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