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USED Towboat Myrtle

  • Laid down date and location unknown
  • Launched date unknown
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers date unknown
  • Christened and commissioned USED Towboat Myrtle date unknown
  • Assigned to US Army Engineers District unknown
  • Final Disposition, boilers exploded on the lower Mississippi, 28 January 1897, killing one man
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)

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    160k USED Myrtle underway probably on the lower Mississippi River with US Engineers office boat No. 68, prior to 1898
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historic Steamboat Photograph Collection
    John Spivey

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