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USED Towboat Augustus J. Nolty

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Laid down in 1912 as the towboat Augustus J. Nolty at Dubuque Boat and Boiler Works, Dubuque, IA.
  • Launched in 1912
  • >Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1912
  • Commissioned in 1912 and placed in service as USED Towboat Augustus J. Nolty
  • August J. Nolty operated on the Mississippi River
  • Rebuilt circa 1932 by Dravo, Pittsburgh, PA. (137 x 24 x 5)
  • Retired from US Army service in 1935
  • Sold at public auction, 22 May 1935 to Earl Webster of Pittsburgh, PA., rebuilt and renamed Mildred
  • Sold in December 1947 to CAPT. W.C. Beatty at Cincinatti
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1947-48
    Displacement 194 t.
    Length 136'
    Beam 24'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    four boilers
    steam engines 18's-7 ft. stroke

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    Augustus J. Nolty
    56k USED Towboat Augustus J. Nolty underway, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin Madison Digital Library LaCrosse steamboat gallery
    John Spivey
    Augustus J. Nolty
    135k USED Towboat Augustus J. Nolty underway in 1921, location unknown
    US Army Corps of engineers Digital Library
    John Spivey

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