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USED Towboat Iroquois (I)

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1912 as the wooden hull towboat Iroquois for the U.S. Army Engineers at Dubuque Boat and Boiler Works, Dubuque, IA.
  • Launched in 1912
  • Christened, commissioned and and put into service as USED Towboat Iroquois in 1912
  • Iroquois was assigned to the US Army Engineers Cincinnati District
  • Iroquois worked on the Muskingham River and Ohio River
  • March 1931 she received three new boilers and two stacks at the Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Retired from US Army service circa 1941
  • Sold in 1941 to American Rolling Mill Co., 24 July 1941, renamed Calvin Verity
  • Final Disposition, sold in 1948 to a junk dealer and dismantled
    Displacement 176 t.
    Length 148.2'
    Beam 28.5'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4.7'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Fuel Oil Capacity unknown
    Potable Water unknown
    Reciprocating steam Engines 12ís-5 ft. stroke
    three boilers

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    27k USED Towboat Iroquois (I) moored on a river bank, date and location unknown
    Encyclopedia Dubuque
    Tommy Trampp
    72k USED Towboat Iroquois (I) underway with tow, date and location unknown.
    Tommy Trampp
    82k USED Towboat Iroquois (I) underway with a tow, after her 1931 modification, location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey
    86k USED Towboat Iroquois (I) underway with a tow, circa 1935, location unknown.
    Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library
    John Spivey

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