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USED Towboat Coosada


Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1882 as the wooden sternwheel steamer New Haven at New Haven, MO.
  • Sold to the US Army Corp of Engineers in 1892, renamed Coosada
  • Commissioned in 1892 as USED Towboat Coosada
  • Assigned to the Corp of Engineers Mobile District
  • From 1892 to 1898 Coosada operated in the Coosada River in Georgia and Alabama
  • In 1898 she was operating on the Alabama River
  • Retired from Army service and listed as condemned in 1902
  • Sold at public auction in 1906, renamed New Haven
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 136'
    Beam 24'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion
    steam engine(s)
    boiler(s)
    sternwheel

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    Coosada
    303028801
    63k USED Towboat Coosada and USED Dredge No. 8, tied up to a riverbank on the Alabama River or Coosada River, date unknown
    US Army Corp of Engineers photo gallery
     

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