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USACE Towboat Robert G. West

  • Built in 1953 at Calmes Engineering, New Orleans LA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Christened and commissioned, USACE Towboat Robert G. West, date unknown
  • Robert G. West was assigned to the US Engineers Huntington District
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold, May 1986 to Bolivar county Gravel Co., Inc., Cleveland, MS.
  • Sold, April 2001 to First Marine Transportation Corp, New Iberia, LA.
  • Sold, April 2007 to MMD Stone LLC, St. Martinville, LA., renamed Hanging Dog
    Displacement unknown
    Length 90'
    Beam 26'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    two Cat D386 diesels, 640 hp.
    Falk reduction gears 4.03:1.
    twin screws
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    USED Towboat Robert G. West
    Charles G. West
    64k USACE Towboat Robert G. West at Lock and Dam #16 on the Ohio River, 23 August 1957
    John Spivey
    Commercial Service
    Charles G. West
    54k Towboat Hanging Dog (ex-USACE Robert G. West underway with tow, date and location unknown.
    Photo by Jeff. L. Yates, courtesy Dick's Towboat Gallery
    John Spivey

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