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USED Dredge / Snagboat Montana

Packet / Dredge/ Snagboat:
  • Built in 1864 at Shousetown, PA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service by the US Army Corp of Engineers, as USED Dredge Montana, date unknown
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District
  • Montana served on both the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers
  • Decommissioned and retired from Army service, circa 1879
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1879 at La Crosse, WI., parts used to build USED Snagboat General Barnard.
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Depth of Hull unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement unknown
    Machinery unknown
    steam engine
    two sidewheels

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    74k USED Dredge Montana dredging at St. Paul, MN., 31 August 1868
    US Army Corp of Engineers Digital Database
    109k USED Dredge Montana tied up to a riverbank, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Historic Steamboat Photograph Collection
    John Spivey

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