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USED Towboat Leota (I)

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1888 as the steamer Annie M. at Gadsden, AL. by A. J. Sweeney & Son of Wheeling WV.
  • Launched, in 1888
  • Delivered to the Coosa River Iron Co. in 1888
  • Purchased by the US Army Engineers in 1892, renamed Leota
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Towboat Leota in 1892
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers Montgomery District
  • USED Leota worked on the Coosa River
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1930
  • Sold, circa 1930, to private owner, renamed Annie M.
  • Final Disposition, Fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 122'
    Beam 20'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3.6'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)
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    137k Steamer Annie M. tied up the Coosa River at Gadsden, Al. in 1941.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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