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USED Towboat H. St. L. Coppee


Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1904 at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1904
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1904 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as USED Towboat H. St. L. Coppee
  • Assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District
  • USED H. St. L. Coppee worked on the Mississippi River
  • Rebuilt after 1915, (166 x 30 x 6)
  • Retired from U.S. Army service, 1935
  • Sold in 1935 to Raymond City Transportation Company on the Kanawha River, renamed Taric
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1947
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 140'
    Beam 30'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 6'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion
    boiler(s)
    steam engine(s)
    sternwheel

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    H. St. L. Coppee
    303015901
    80k USED Towboat H. St. L. Coppee tied up to a river bank, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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