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USED Towboat General Chittenden (II)

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1925 by US Army Corp of Engineers, Gasconade, MO.
  • Launched in 1925
  • Acquired by the US Army Corp of Engineers in 1925
  • Christened and Commissioned in 1925, and put into service by the US Army Corp of Engineers as the towboat USED General Chittenden
  • Assigned to the US Army Corp of Engineers Kansas City, District
  • USED Towboat General Chittenden worked on the Missouri River
  • Final Disposition, General Chittenden rolled over on her port side and sank at Charleston Bend, Missouri River, 26 March 1936
    Displacement unknown
    Length 130'
    Beam 26'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4'
    Speed unknown
    Crew Accommodations unknown
    reciprocating steam engine

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    General Chittenden
    76k USED Towboat General Chittenden (II) underway, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat gallery
    John Spivey

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