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USED Towboat Ashby No.2

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Laid down in 1912 at Glasgow, MO.
  • Launched in 1912
  • Delivered Ashby in 1912 Purchased by US Army Engineering Department in 1918
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1918 by the US Engineering Department as USED Ashby No.2
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers District Kansas City MO.
  • USED Ashby No.2 worked on th Missiouri River
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Sold in 1926 to Sheffield Sand and Gravel
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 94'
    Beam 17.5'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3.5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion unknown
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    Ashby No.2
    86k USED Towboat Ashby No.2 moored along a riverbank, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Photograph Collection
    John Spivey

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