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USED Towboat Nugent

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1904 at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1904
  • Delivered in 1904 to Nugent Sand Co. of Louisville
  • Sold to the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1905
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Towboat Nugent in 1905
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District
  • USED Nugent worked on the Tombigbee River and Black Warrior River
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1922
  • Sold in 1922 to E.A. Baker
  • Final Disposition, possibly out of documentation in 1937, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 120'
    Beam 24'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3.5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    reciprocating steam engines

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    98k USED Nugent tied up to a riverbank, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey
    90k USED Nugent tied up to a riverbank, date and location unknown.
    University of Louiville Digital Library
    John Spivey
    117k USED Nugent underway near Louisvilee, KY. in 1905
    Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library
    John Spivey

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