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USED Towboat Cinque Hommes
USED Towboat U.S. Engineer No.4 (1893 - 1912)

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1893 at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1893
  • Acquired in 1893 by the US Army Engineers St. Louis District
  • Christened, commissioned and and put into service as USED Towboat U.S. Engineer No.4 in 1893
  • USED Engineer No.4 operated on the Mississippi River
  • Renamed USED Towboat Cinque Hommes, date unknown
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1914-1915
  • Sold at public auction, 6 January 1915
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 81'
    Beam 18'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3.3"
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Fuel Oil Capacity unknown
    Potable Water unknown
    steam engine

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    92k USED Towboat U.S. Engineer No.4 moored pierside, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat gallery
    John Spivey

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