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C.R. Suter (1885-?)

  • Laid down in 1885 at Rees & Sons Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Renamed Missouri
  • Delivered in 1888
  • Placed in service by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as C.R. Suter
  • Final Disposition, burned, 29 July 1928, at Gasconade, MO.
    Displacement 510 t.
    Length 187'
    Beam 52'
    Draft 7'
    Speed 5mph upsteam, 12mph downstream
    Complement unknown
    Propulsion, steam
    100psi boilers
    two sidewheels

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    C.R. Suter
    Maj. Charles Russell Suter, Superintendent of Western Rivers 1873-1877.
    US Army photo # 15120-A-CE999-122, courtesy U.S. Military Academy Archives, West Point, N.Y.
    US Army Corps of Engineers

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