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USED Towboat Hebe

Sidewheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1879 at St Louis, MO.
  • Launched in 1879
  • Purchased in 1879 by the US Army Engineers
  • Commissioned and placed in service in 1879 by the U.S. Army Engineers as USED Towboat Hebe
  • Assigned to the U.S. Army Engineers St. Louis District unknown
  • USED Hebe worked on the Illinois River as a towboat and dredge tender
  • Retired from U.S. Army service circa 1896
    Beam 15'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)
    two sidewheels

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    166k USED Towboat Hebe at rest on a river, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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