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USED Towboat Teche

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1910 at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1910
  • Delivered to the US Army Engineers in 1910
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Towboat Teche in 1910
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers New Orleans District
  • USED Teche worked on the Mississippi River
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1935
  • Sold in May 1935 to CAPT. Swell Smith, renamed Jeanette
  • Final Disposition, burned in 1937
    Displacement 106 t.
    Length 86'
    Beam 19'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4.5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion steam

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    USED Teche
    76k USED Towboat Teche tending a barge load of flood fighting material and a quarterboat for housing labor and refugees during the 1912 Mississippi River flood.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library
    John Spivey
    Merchant Service
    65k Towboat Jeanette (ex-USED Towboat Teche) tied up to a pier, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historic Steamboat Collection.
    John Spivey

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