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Buna


Towboat:
  • Laid down in 1944 for the Defense Plant Corp (DPC 615) by St. Louis Shipbuilding & Steel, St. Louis, MO.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Leased to a Mississippi River Barge LIne operator in 1944
  • Place out of service, date unknown
  • 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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    Buna
    303027701
    91k Buna (I) underway, with a tow in 1953, location unknown.
    University of Missouri Digital Library
    John Spivey

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