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USED Towboat A.D. Allen

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1901 at Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, Indiana
  • Launched in 1901
  • Delivered to E.H. Botsford and Frank A Morgan of Little Rock, Arkansas in 1901
  • Rebuilt in 1907
  • Ran on the Little Rock-Pine Bluff route in 1909
  • Purchased by the US Army Engineers, in 1910
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1910 as USED Towboat A.D. Allen
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers Little Rock District
  • USED Towboat A.D. Allen was employed on the upper White River
  • Rebuilt in 1914
  • Retired from US Army service in 1929, possibly later
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 125'
    Beam 23'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3.5'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    two boiler(s)
    steam engine(s)
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    A.D. Allen
    92k USED towboat A.D. Allen anchored at Lock and Dam No. 1 on the White River at Batesville, Arkansas, date unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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