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USED Towboat Willow Point
USED Edna (1885 - 1906)

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1885 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Launched in 1885
  • Delivered to CAPT. Hugh O'Donnell in 1885
  • Purchased by the US Army Engineers, in 1892
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1892 as USED Towboat Edna
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers Cincinnati District
  • Rebuilt in 1896
  • Renamed USED Towboat Willow Point in 1906
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 80'
    Beam 12'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 3.2'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    two boiler(s)
    steam engine(s)
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    110k USED Towboat Edna underway, date and location unknown.
    Photo by Barrette Thornton from the University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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