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USED Towboat H. St. L. Coppee

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1904 at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1904
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1904 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as USED Towboat H. St. L. Coppee
  • Assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District
  • USED H. St. L. Coppee worked on the Mississippi River
  • Rebuilt after 1915, (166’ x 30’ x 6’)
  • Retired from U.S. Army service, 1935
  • Sold in 1935 to Raymond City Transportation Company on the Kanawha River, renamed Taric
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1947
    Displacement unknown
    Length 140'
    Beam 30'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 6'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)

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    H. St. L. Coppee
    140k USED Towboat H. St. L. Coppee underway during builders trials at Jeffersonville, IN., 1904
    John Spivey
    H. St. L. Coppee
    80k USED Towboat H. St. L. Coppee tied up to a river bank, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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