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USED Towboat Vega I

  • Built in 1881 at McConnelsville, OH.
  • Launched date unknown
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1881
  • Christened and commissioned USED Towboat Vega in 1881
  • Assigned to US Army Engineers District unknown
  • USED used her in the Muskingum River until replaced by the second, sternwheel Vega, circa 1908
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 75'
    Beam 12'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3.6'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engineer
    single stack

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    Vega I
    141k USED Vega underway on the Muskingum River at the head of Lowell Canal, 19 October 1889.
    US Army Corp of Engineers Digital Archives
    John Spivey

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