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USED Towboat Kankakee


Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1919 at Dubuque, IA.
  • Launched in 1919
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1919 as USED Towboat Kankakee
  • Assigned to the US Engineers District, unknown
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1936
  • Sold to Barrett Line, Cincinnati, renamed Richard Barrett
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 156.6'
    Beam 34.6'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 5.6'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion
    two condensing steam engines, 15ís,32ís-7 ft. stroke
    boiler(s)
    sternwheel

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    Kankakee
    303029601
    74k USED Towboat Kankakee tied up to a riverbank, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey
    Kankakee
    303029602
    126k USED Towboat Kankakee tied up to a riverbank, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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