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USED Towboat Slackwater

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1903 at Marietta, OH.
  • Launched in 1903
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1903 as USED Towboat Slackwater
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers Pittsburgh District as a repair boat
  • Slackwater worked mostly on the Monongahela River
  • Final Disposition, sank in the Monongahela River near Greensboro, PA. in ice, February 1926
    Displacement unknown
    Length 120'
    Beam 26.3'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4.3'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)
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    84k USED Slackwater underway, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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