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USED Towboat Meramec
USED Towboat U.S. Engineer No.10

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1899 at Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched, in 1899
  • Delivered to the US Army Engineers in 1899
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Towboat Engineer No.10 circa 1899
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers St. Louis District
  • Renamed USED Meramec in 1911
  • Meramec was used as a towboat and survey boat
  • Final Disposition, turned over and sank at Cairo Point, IL. before 30 June 1926
    Displacement unknown
    Length 100'
    Beam 24'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4.7'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    reciprocating steam engine(s)
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    70k USED Towboat Meramec underway with a tow, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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