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USED Towboat George G. Keith
Built in 1914 as the wooden steamer George G. Keith at US Engineers Boatyard, Gasconade, MO.
Launched in 1914
Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1914 by the U.S. Engineers as USED Towboat George G. Keith
Assigned to the U.S. Engineers Kansas City District
In 1925 George G. Keith was given a new steel hull and changed to a single stack at Gasconade, MO. (129'3" x 26' x 4')
On 27 May 1927 George G. Keith, turn over and sank at Glasgow, MO., CAPT. and Mrs. Edgar Freemonth and their children were drowned
Final Disposition, hull raised and towed to Leavenworth, KS. where the hull was destroyed with dynamite
Hull Depth unknown
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|USED Towboat George G. Keith underway with a tow, circa 1925-1927, location unknown
University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
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