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USED Towboat John


Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1903 at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1903
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1903 as USED Towboat John
  • Assigned to the US Engineers Nashville District
  • USED John operated on the Cumberland River
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1933
  • Sold in 1933 to Union Bridge & Construction Co., Kansas City. Name changed to Lou Grieble
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 86
    Beam 18
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 2.5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion
    steam engine(s)
    boiler(s)
    sternwheel

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