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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
USED Towboat Jupiter
Built in 1912 by Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
Launched in 1912
Delivered in 1912 to the US Army Engineers
Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1912 by the U.S. Army Engineers as USED Towboat Jupiter
Assigned to the U.S. Army Engineers Memphis District
Jupiter worked as a sounding and survey boat on the Mississippi River
Retired from US Army service, circa 1950
Sold in 1950 at public sale to Weymouth Construction Co. of Memphis, TN.
Sold in 1951 to CAPT. A.C. Johnson
Rebuilt in 1953 at Vicksburg Marine Ways as a twin-prop twin diesel boat towboat
Renamed Point Landing in 1957
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 136 t.
Hull Depth unknown
As Built in 1912 - two reciprocating steam engines, 10ís-4 ft. stroke
Rebuild in 1957 - twin-prop diesel
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|Ex-USED Towboat Jupiter underway, date and location unknown.
University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
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