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USED Towboat Chilhowee

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1908 at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN. for $10,000
  • Launched in 1908
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1908 as USED Towboat Chilhowee
  • Assigned to the US Engineers Chattanooga District
  • USED Towboat Chilhowee worked on the Tennessee River
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1924
  • Valued at $1,000 in 1926
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 100'
    Beam 20'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3.6'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)

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    115k USED Towboat Chilhowee underway, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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