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USACE Towboat Lyon
USACE Towboat Otter (1972 - 1974)

  • Built in 1972 at MonArk Shipbuilding, Pine Bluff, AR.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Christened and commissioned, USACE Towboat Otter, date unknown
  • Otter was assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District
  • Renamed USACE Lyon in January 1974
  • Repowered in 1998
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold, date and owner unknown, name retained
  • Current Disposition, unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 50'
    Beam 20'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    1998 - Propulsion
    Two Cat 3406 diesel engines, 800 hp
    twin screws
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    >Otter / Lyon
    72k USACE Towboat Lyon underway with a tow, date and location unknown.
    Courtesy Dick's Towboat Gallery
    John Spivey

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