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USED Towboat Emily

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1889 at Keokuk, IA.
  • Launched in 1889
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service, circa 1889 by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers as USED Emily
  • Assigned to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Rock Island District
  • Emily worked on the Mississippi River
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Off the list by 30 June 1923
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 78'
    Beam 15.1'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion steam engine
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    86k USED Towboat Emily entering the lock at Moline, IL. for the first time in December 1907. She was the first boat through the new 350X80 foot chamber lock
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Photograph Collection
    John Spivey

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