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USED Towboat Joseph Throckmorton

  • Built in 1939 at St. Croix Shipbuilding, Bayport MN.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Christened and commissioned, USED Towboat Joseph Throckmorton, date unknown
  • Joseph Throckmorton was assigned to the US Engineers St. Paul District
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold in 1971, renamed Elizabeth Lea
    Displacement 25 t.
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Propulsion diesel
    single screw
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    Commercial Service
    Joseph Throckmorton
    54k Towboat Elizabeth Lea (ex-USED Joseph Throckmorton high and dry while undergoing restoration, date and location unknown. Note, she still carries her old Joseph Throckmorton name boards.
    Indiana Landmarks
    John Spivey
    Joseph Throckmorton
    116k Towboat Elizabeth Lea underway, date and location unknown.
    Indiana Landmarks
    John Spivey

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