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USED Towboat John Ewens

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1913 by Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1913
  • Delivered in 1913 to the US Army Engineers
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1913 by the U.S. Army Engineers as USED Towboat John Ewens
  • Assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District
  • Reassigned to the U.S. Army Engineers Memphis District in 1929
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 162 t.
    Length 136.5'
    Beam 21'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion steam

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    John Ewens
    71k USED Towboat John Ewens underway, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey
    John Ewens
    140k USED Towboat John Ewens tied up to a riverbank, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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