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USED Snagboat Tombigbee


Sternwheel Snagboat:
  • Built in 1891 at Mobile, Alabama
  • Launched in 1891
  • Completed in 1891
  • Delivered to US Army Corps of Engineers in 1891
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Tombigbee
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers District unknown
  • Tombigbee worked on the Warrior and Tombigbee Rivers
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, hit a bridge at Selma, AL. and was lost 11 October 1934
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 104.8'
    Beam 28.6'
    Draft 4.9'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Propulsion
    boiler(s)
    steam engine(s)
    sternwheel

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    Tombigbee
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    78k USED Snagboat Tombigbee underway on the Warrior River at Lock 6, 3 November 1902. USED Snagboat Tombigbee was the first vessel to pass through the newly completed lock
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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