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USED Towboat General O.M. Poe

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1893 at Cincinnati, OH.
  • Launched in 1893
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1893 by the U.S. Army Engineers as USED Towboat General O.M. Poe
  • Assigned to the U.S. Army Engineers Cincinnati District
  • General O.M. Poe operated on the Kentucky River
  • Retired from US Army service, prior to 30 June 1911 (Off the list by 30 June 1911)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 145'
    Beam 34'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4.7'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)

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    General O.M. Poe
    68k USED Towboat General O.M. Poe underway on the Kentucky River in July 1908.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Photograph Collection
    John Spivey
    General O.M. Poe
    136k USED Towboat General O.M. Poe with paddlewheel missing, and other boats at the bank of the icy Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville ) Indiana, circa 1910.
    University of Louisville Digital Library
    John Spivey

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