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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
USED Towboat Bixby
International Radio Call Sign:
Whiskey - Yankee - Echo - Oscar
Built in 1929 at Gasconade, MO.
Launched in 1929
Delivered to the US Army Engineering Department in 1929
Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1929 by the U.S. Engineering Department as USED Towboat Bixby
Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District
Bixby worked on the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers
Retired from Army service, circa 1956
Sold to Economy Boat Store, Wood River, IL. in 1956
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 288 t.
Hull Depth unknown
reciprocating steam engines
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||USED Towboat Bixby underway near Gasconade, MO. in 1929
University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Photograph Collection
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Last Updated 23 May 2023
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