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USED Towboat Fort Armstrong


Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1930 at Charles Ward Engineering Works, Charleston, W.V.
  • Launched in 1930
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1930 by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers as USED Towboat Fort Armstrong
  • Assigned to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Rock Island District
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion gasoline engine
    sternwheel
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    Fort Armstrong
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    130k USED Towboat Fort Armstrong on the builders ways at Charles Ward Engineering Works, Charleston, W.V., 1 August 1930
    University of West Virginia West Virginia and Regional History Center
    John Spivey
    Fort Armstrong
    303015102
    78k USED Towboat Fort Armstrong underway, date and location unknown
    University of West Virginia West Virginia and Regional History Center
    John Spivey

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