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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
USED Towboat General John Coffee
Built in 1918 at Paducah, KY. as the towboat Patton
Launched in 1918
Purchased by the US Army Corp of Engineers at New Orleans in January 1920
Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1920 by the U.S. Army Engineers as USED Towboat General John Coffee
Assigned to the U.S. Army Engineers New Orleans District
General John Coffee operated on the Tennessee River
Retired from US Army service in 1925
Sold in late fall 1925 at public sale to Barrett Line
Renamed Dorothy Barrett in 1926
Various other owners/names
Final Disposition, dismantled in 1952.
Hull Depth unknown
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||USED Towboat General John Coffee at Marietta Ways, Paducah moored between steamers W.J. Jackson and James Moren, date unknown.
University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Photograph Collection
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