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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
USED Issaquena (1912 - 1927)
Built in 1912, as Issaquena at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN. for the US Army Corps of Engineers
Launched in 1912
Delivered, christened, commissioned and put into service as USED Issaquena in 1912
Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS. District
Renamed USED Tollinger in 1927
Hull rebuilt in 1934 with addition of two 2x98 foot sponsons
Cabin and boilers converted from coal to oil during 1939-40 rebuild
Retired from Army service in 1947
Sold at public auction in 1947 to River Barge Ship's Service, Westwego, LA.
Final Disposition, dismantled in February 1952
Displacement 510 t.
As Built - 30'
1934 Rebuild - 33'
Hull Depth unknown
Crew Accommodations unknown
1939 - four H.K. Porter oil-fired boilers replaced coal-fired boilers
two triple expansion reciprocating steam engines, 2,880 hp.
stern-wheel, 23 ft. diameter by 21 ft. long, 15 buckets, 31 inch dip
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||USED Tollinger moored pierside, date and location unknown.
University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Digital Library
||Post card images of USED Tollinger underway, date and location unknown.
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