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USED Towboat Stella

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1883 at Keokuk, IA. for US Army Engineers
  • Launched in 1883
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1883 as USED Towboat Stella
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers District, unknown
  • Stella worked on the upper Mississippi River
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold private, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sank at Mudds Landing, IL., 4 January 1912
    Displacement unknown
    Length 61'
    Beam 12.2'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    steam engine(s)
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    Commercial Service
    99k Ex-USED Towboat Stella tied to the Mississsippi River bank at Vicksburg, Mississippi, circa 1906.
    Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library
    John Spivey

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