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USED Towboat Lucia

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1884-1885 at Keokuk, IA.
  • Launched, in 1885
  • Completed and delivered to the US Army Engineers in 1885
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Towboat Lucia in 1885
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers Rock Island District
  • Rebuilt in 1905 with a steel hull at Dubuque, IA. (78 x 12 x 3.2)
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1928
  • Sold at public auction circa 1928
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 61'
    Beam 12'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)
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    52k USED Towboat Lucia underway, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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