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Casablanca


Towboat:
  • Laid down in 1944 for the Defense Plant Corp (DPC 616) by St. Louis Shipbuilding & Steel, St. Louis, MO.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Accepted by the Defense Plant Corp. in October 1944
  • Leased to Inland Waterways Corporation for the duration of World War II
  • Chartered and then sold in May 1946 to American Commercial Barge Line Co., Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1016 t.
    Length 180'
    Beam 52'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 11'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion
    two reciprocating steam engines
    two propellers

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    Casabalnca
    303021901
    67k Overhead/stern view of Casablanca underway with barge tow, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historic Steamboat Photographs
    John Spivey

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