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USED John J. Hoopes
Built in 1929 at Dubuque Boat and Boiler Works, Dubuque, IA. for the US Army Corps of Engineers
Launched in 1920
Christened and and put into service as USED John J. Hoopes in 1929
Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District
John J. Hoopes operated on the Mississippi, Ohio and Little Kanawha rivers
Retired from Army service in 1941
Sold in 1944 to George W. Whiteman, Gretna, LA.
Sold in the summer of 1945 to Earl Webster, Pittsburgh, PA.
10 September 1945, damaged by fire
Repaired at the Pittsburgh Coal Co. Marine ways at Elizabeth, PA.
Following repairs at Pittsburgh Coal Co. she was moved to Newell Cochran Docks in Parkersburg, W.V. for conversion from steam to diesel
Sold in 1948 to Crain Bros. Pittsburgh, PA.
Renamed M/V Kilbuck in 1956
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 225 t.
Hull Depth unknown
Crew Accommodations 8
As Built - two reciprocating steam engines, 125 hp. each
1945 - two 200hp Fairbanks-Morse engines
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