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USED Towboat Corregidor

  • Built in 1943 for the Defense Plant Corp (DPC 601) by Jeffersonville Boat and Machine Co., Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1943
  • Leased by Inland Waterways Corp for the duration of World War II to American Barge. Line
  • Returned to Defense Plant Corp in October 1945
  • Acquired in February 1946 by US Army Engineer Memphis District
  • Christened, commissioned and place in service as USED Corregidor
  • Corregidor served on the Mississippi River
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1956
    Displacement 1016 t.
    Length 180'
    Beam 52'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 11'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    two reciprocating steam engines
    two propellers

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    117k USED Corregidor tied up alongside of a barge probably at Memphis, TN., circa 1946
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historic Steamboat Photographs
    John Spivey
    46k USED Corregidor underway, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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