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USED Towboat Elsie
Built in 1889 at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
Launched in 1889
Acquired by the US Army Corp of Engineers in 1889
Christened and Commissioned in 1889, and put into service by the US Army Corp of Engineers as the towboat USED Elsie
Assigned to the US Army Corp of Engineers Rock Island, District
Re-assigned to the US Army Corp of Engineers St. Paul District in 1919
Rebuilt after 1901 (67' x'13' x 3')
Rebuilt in 1915 (75' x'13' x 3')
Re-assigned to the US Army Corp of Engineers Rock Island District in 1925
USED Towboat Elsie worked on the upper Mississippi River
Elsie wintered in Fountain City, WI.
Retired from US Army service, date unknown
Elsie was off the list by 30 June 1929
Final Disposition, fate unknown
As Built Specifications:
Displacement 15 t.
Hull Depth unknown
Crew Accommodations unknown
engine type unknown
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||USED Towboat Elsie at rest moored to a river bank, date and location unknown.
University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat gallery
||USED Towboat Elsie tied up to a river bank, date and location unknown
University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Photograph Collection
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Last Updated 29 July 2022
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