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USED Towboat Corregidor

  • Built in 1943 for the Defense Plant Corp (DPC 601) by Jeffersonville Boat and Machine Co., Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1943
  • Leased by Inland Waterways Corp for the duration of World War II to American Barge. Line
  • Returned to Defense Plant Corp in October 1945
  • Acquired in February 1946 by US Army Engineer Memphis District
  • Christened, commissioned and place in service as USED Corregidor
  • Corregidor served on the Mississippi River
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1956
    Displacement 1016 t.
    Length 180'
    Beam 52'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 11'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    two reciprocating steam engines
    two propellers

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    Corregidor - Battle for the Recapture of Corregidor occurred from the 16th to the 26th of February, 1945, pitted American forces against the defending Japanese garrison on the island fortress. The Japanese had captured the bastion from the United States Army Forces in the Far East during their 1942 invasion. (Wikipedia)
    Photo - Paratroopers of the 503rd PRCT descend on Corregidor, 16 February 1945 (US Library of Congress)
    Map - Recapture of Corregidor 16 - 28 February 1945 (Infantry Magazine, Spring 2021)
    Tommy Trampp
    117k USED Corregidor tied up alongside of a barge probably at Memphis, TN., circa 1946
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historic Steamboat Photographs
    John Spivey
    46k USED Corregidor underway, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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