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USED Towboat Pennova


Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1925, hull at Point Pheasant, W.VA., completed at Lock Four Yard, Monongahela River, PA.
  • Launched in 1925
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Towboat Pennova in 1925
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers Pittsburgh District
  • USED Pennova worked on the Monogahela River
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1938
  • Sold in August 1938 to Charles Zubik, renamed Charles Zubik
  • Sold in October 1941 to McCrady-Rogers Co., Pittsburgh, PA., renamed Mac-Rod
  • Retired in 1950
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1952
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 120'
    Beam 28'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4.6'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion
    two Rees condensing compound steam engines, 10's; 22s-5 ft. stroke
    three boilers
    sternwheel
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    USED Towboat Pennova
    Pennova
    303019301
    103k USED Towboat Pennova underway on the Monogahela River, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey
    Merchant Service
    Pennova
    303019302
    108k Ex-USED Towboat Pennova underway while in merchant service as the towboat Charles Zubik, circa August 1938-October 1941, location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey
    Pennova
    303019303
    105k Ex-USED Towboat Pennova underway with a tow while in merchant service as the McCrady-Rogers Co. towboat Mac-Rod, circa 1941-1952, location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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