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USED Towboat Nemacolin

  • Built in 1929, as Nemacolin for the US Army Corps of Engineers, at Dravo Corp, Neville Island, PA.
  • Launched in 1929
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers, 1n 1929
  • Commissioned in 1929 as USED Towboat Nemacolin
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District for job towing service
  • Retired in 1954, sold and renamed Glenda H.
  • Sold in 1970 to Charles T. Jones, renamed Laura J.
  • Current Disposition, active
    Displacement 68 t.
    Length 89'
    Beam 16'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Fuel Oil Capacity unknown
    Propulsion, diesel

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    USED Towboat Nemacolin
    79k USED Towboat Nemacolin underway, date and location unknown
    Photo from University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, Murphy Library
    John Spivey
    Private Service
    486k Ex-USED Towboat Nemacolin in private service as Laura J..
    Photo from Waterways Journal
    93k Laura J. underway, post-1970, location unknown.
    Photo from Dick's Towboat Gallery, by John R. Miller
    John Spivey

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