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USACE Towboat Kew

  • Built in 1948 by US Army Corps of Engineers Boat Yard, Gasconade, MO.
  • Launched in 1948
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1948
  • Christened and commissioned USACE Towboat Kew in 1948
  • Assigned to US Army Engineers Kansas City MO. District
  • Reassigned, date unknown, to US Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold, date unknown to Sunflower Enterprises LLC, Dubuque, IA.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 46'
    Beam 14'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    two GM 6-71 diesel engines 330hp
    Allison Reduction Gers
    two propellers

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    43k USACE Kew high and dry, date and location unknown
    Tugboat Information, photo by Tim & Lori Powell
    John Spivey

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