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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
USED Towboat Louise
Built in 1884 at Keokuk, IA.
Launched, in 1884
Completed and delivered to the US Army Engineers in 1884
Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Towboat Louise in 1884
Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District
USED Louise worked on the Mississippi River and Little Wabash River
In 1905 Louise received a steel hull at Dubuque, IA. (78 x 12 x 3.2)
Retired from US Army service circa 1928
Sold at public sale to Clat L. Adams
Resold in 1935 to CAPT. A.C. Johnson, to tow logs but proved to be under powered to do the job
Laid up at Helena, AR. for several years
Final Disposition, sank in the late 1930s at Helena, AR.
Hull Depth unknown
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University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
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