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Tenaru River

  • Laid down in 1943 for the Defense Plant Corp (DPC 611) at Dubuque Boat & Boiler Co., Dubuque, IA.
  • Launched in 1943
  • Leased through Inland Waterways Corporation and chartered to Federal Barge Line for the duration of World War II
  • Sold in 1946 to American Commercial Barge Line
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1960
    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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    Tenaru River
    71k Tenaru River moored to a riverbank, circa 1943-1946, location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historic Steamboat Photographs
    John Spivey

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