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USED Towboat Nauvoo


Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1915 at Grafton Boat Works, Grafton, IL.
  • Launched, in 1915
  • Delivered to the US Army Engineers in 1915
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Towboat Nauvoo in 1915
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers Rock Island District where she worked on the upper Mississippi River
  • Transferred in May 1934 to the US Army Engineers Huntington District where she worked on the Ohio River and Big Sandy River
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1936
  • Final Disposition, sold in November 1936 to Charles Zubik and dismantled at Pittsburgh
    Specifications:
    Displacement 240 t.
    Length 125.3'
    Beam 31.7'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion
    reciprocating steam engine(s)
    boiler3(s)
    sternwheel
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    Nauvoo
    303018501
    58k USED Towboat Nauvoo underway with a tow, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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