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USED Towboat Cleveland

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1889 as the iron-hull towboat Cleveland by US Army Engineers at Fort Smith AR.
  • Launched in 1889
  • Assigned to US Army Engineering District LIttle Rock, AR.
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1889 by the U.S. Engineering Department as USED Towboat Cleveland
  • USED Cleveland worked on the Arkansas River and White River
  • In 1903 she received a new iron hull at Batesville, AR. (110' x 20' x 3'8")
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, condemned and dismantled in 1910
    Specifications (As built):
    Displacement unknown
    Length 100'
    Beam 20'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    reciprocating steam engine(s)
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    103k USED Towboats Cleveland tied up to a river bank, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Photograph Collection
    John Spivey

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