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USACE Towboat Kimmswick

  • Built in 2005-06, as Towboat Kimmswick at Marine Builders Inc., Utica, IN.
  • Launched in 2006
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers, May 2006
  • Commissioned in May 2006 as USACE Towboat Kimmswick
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Huntington, WV. District
  • Current Disposition, active in commission
    Displacement 88 t.
    Length 51'
    Beam 19'
    Depth of Hold 8'6"
    Draft 5'
    Speed 9.5 kts
    Crew unknown
    Fuel Oil - 1,200 gal.
    Lube Oil - 120 gal.
    Potable Water - unknown
    Electronics - unknown
    Main Engines - two CAT C18 diesel engines, 454 hp ea @ 1,800 RPM
    Propellers - two 5-blade, 47" diameter, New Generation Wheel
    Generator set - two John Deere T04045DFM, 30KW 480V
    Deck Machinery
    Deck Winches - two Wintech 40 ton single drum electric
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    96k USACE Towboat Kimmswick underway date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    John Spivey
    187k USACE Towboat Kimmswick underway date and location unknown
    Photo from by Sara A. Finke
    John Spivey

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