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USED Towboat Scott

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1930 for the US Army Corps of Engineers, at Charles Ward Engineering, Charleston, WV.
  • Launched in 1930
  • Delivered to the US Army Engineers, in 1930
  • Christened commissioned and and put into service as USED Towboat Scott in 1930
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District
  • USED Towboat Scott served on the Ohio River
  • Retired in 1973
  • Sold in in 1973, renamed Robin D. Too
  • Sold in 1975, renamed P.A. Denny cruised on the Kanawha River
  • In 2004-2010 Served as a school ship at Cincinnati, OH. operated by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission's educational foundation
  • Sold in October 2010 moved to Parkrsburg, WV
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 120t.
    Length 110'
    Beam 20'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion dd>Electric engine(s)

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    USED Scott
    135k Towboat Scott and Towboat Fort Armstrong under construction, 1 November 1930, at Charles Ward Engineering, Charleston, WV.
    Sons and Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen,
    John Spivey
    52k USED Towboat Scott underway near Eddyville, KY., 27 January 1937
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digitial Library
    John Spivey
    41k USED Towboat Scott underway with tow, circa 1941, location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historic Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey
    104k USED Towboat Scott moored pierside, circa 1940s, location unknown
    Dave Thomson Collection at
    John Spivey
    Merchant Service
    186k P.A. Denny participating in the 2017 Ohio River Steamwheeler Races, Marietta, OH., 10 September 2017
    ©Aparkswv, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
    John Spivey

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