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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
USED Towboat Ocoee
Built in 1914 by US Army Engineers at Muscle Shoals, AL.
Launched in 1914
Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Towboat Ocoee in 1914
Assigned to the US Army Engineers Chattanooga District
USED Ocoee worked on the Ohio River
Retired from Army service, circa 1935
Sold, circa 1935, to CAPT. Tom Williams of Evansville, IN., Chartered in 1935 to Gulf Refining Co. to move oil and gas from North Bend, OH. to Evansville and Bowling Green
Sunk in the ice at Evansville, IN. in February 1936, raised and sold to CAPT. Tom Hines, renamed Nolin for service on the Green River
Final Disposition, dismantled in 1940
Hull Depth unknown
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|USED Towboat Ocoee tied up to a riverbank in the ice, date and location unknown.
University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
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