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USED Mateur


Towboat:
  • Built in 1944 at St. Louis Ship & Steel Co., St. Louis, MO. (DPC hull # 619), for the Defense Plant Corporation (DPC)
  • Launched in 1944
  • Acquired by the US Army Army Corps of Engineers in 1947
  • Christened and and put into service as USED Mateur in 1947
  • Decommissioned and retired from Army service in 1978
  • Sold in 1991, renamed M/V Effie Afton
  • Converted to a floating restaurant at Rock Island, IL. from 1994 to 2009
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 180'
    Beam 51'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 11'
    Speed unknown
    Crew Accommodations unknown
    Propulsion
    two triple expansion reciprocating steam engines, 2,880 hp.
    twin propellers

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    Mateur
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    44k USED Mateur underway, date and location unknown. John Spivey

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