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USED Towboat Kanawha

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1924 by Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1924
  • Delivered in 1924 to the US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1924 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as USED Towboat Kanawha
  • Assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District, unknown
  • Kanawha worked on the Big Sandy River
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold, date and owner unknown, name retained
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 85 t.
    Length 80'
    Beam unknown
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion gasoline engines

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    88k USED Towboat Kanawha moored alongside a river bank, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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