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USED Towboat Fox

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1897 at Keokuk, IA.
  • Launched in 1897
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service, circa 1897 by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers as USED Fox
  • Assigned to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Chicago District
  • Fox worked on the Mississippi River and Illinois River
  • Retired from US Army service in 1920
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 69'2"
    Beam 12'3"
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)

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    69k USED Towboat Fox tied up alongside at river bank, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Photograph Collection
    John Spivey

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