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USED Towboat W.M. Rees

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1913 at Dubuque Boat and Boiler Works, Dubuque, IA.
  • Launched in 1913
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1913 as USED Towboat W.M. Rees
  • USED W.M. Rees worked on the Mississippi River and Illinois River
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1940
  • Sold in 1940 to Eugene deArmas of New Orleans, converted to diesel, twin props
  • John I. Hay Incorporated, renamed Seneca
  • Final Disposition, retired from merchant service circa 1960
    Displacement 197 t.
    Length 136'
    Beam 24'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion steam

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    W.M. Rees
    100k USED W.M. Rees underway with a tow, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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