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USED Towboat General Gillmore

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1883-1884 at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched, 13 April 1883
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1884 as USED General Gillmore
  • Assigned to the US Engineers St. Louis District
  • USED General Gillmore operated on Mississippi between the Illinois and Ohio Rivers
  • Final Disposition, sank in October 1904 near Fort Chartes, IL, above Ste. Genevieve
    Displacement unknown
    Length 140'
    Beam 28'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    two reciprocating steam engines, 18's, 5½ stroke

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