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USED Towboat Salvisi
U.S. Engineer No.8

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1912 at Howard's Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN. for the US Engineers as U.S. Engineers No.8
  • Launched in 1912
  • Delivered to the US Army Engineers in 1912
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1895 as USED Towboat Salvisi
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers St. Louis District
  • Worked on the Mississippi around St. Louis most of the time
  • Renamed USED Salvisi, date unknown
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold to Warner & Temble in 1944, rename Warner
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1951.
    Displacement unknown
    Length 100'
    Beam 24'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4.3'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    two steam engines, 12 s-5 ft. stroke, rated 250 hp
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    53k USED Salvisi underway, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey
    178k USED Salvisi underway at St. Louis, Missouri in 1938.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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