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USED Towboat U.S. Engineer No.1

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1891 at St. Louis, MO.
  • Launched in 1891
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1891 as USED Towboat U.S. Engineer No.1
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers St Louis District
  • USED U.S. Engineer No.1 worked on the Mississippi River
  • Classified as a Tender probably assisted dredging operations
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown (Off the list by 30 June 1903)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 49.8'
    Beam 10.5'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 2.2'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)
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    US Engineer No.1
    124k USED Towboat U.S. Engineer No.1 in drydock at the Des Moines River Canal, date unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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