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USED Towboat Sabrina

Side-wheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1878 by US Army Corp of Engineers, Carondelet, MO.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Acquired by the US Army Corps of Engineers, date unknown
  • Christened, Commissioned in 1878 and put into service by the US Army Corps of Engineers as the towboat U.S. Sabrina
  • Sabrina was used for towing on the lower Missouri River
  • Name was changed from U.S. Sabrina to Sabrina, date unknown
  • Retired from Army service, circa 1901
  • Sold in 1901 to Leib & Artman, sawmill operators at Rockport, IN.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 19 t. net, 30 t. gross
    Length 82'9"
    Beam 12'7"
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3'6"
    Speed unknown
    Crew Accommodations unknown
    reciprocating steam engine
    two side-wheels

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    142k US Army Corps of Engineers towboat USED Sabrina underway, date and location unknown
    University of Missouri-St. Louis Digital Library
    John Spivey

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