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USED Towboat Leona

Sternwheel Towboat:
  • Built in 1929 at Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Machinery from former sand digger Progress
  • Completed at Charleroi, PA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Purchased by the US Army Engineers, date unknown
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service, date unknown as USED Towboat Leona
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers District, unknown
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, dismantled at Charleroi, PA. in 1941
    Displacement unknown
    Length 114.5'
    Beam 25'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft 4.6'
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
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    88k USED Towboat Leona with steam up alongside a coal barge while tied to a riverbank, date and location unknown.
    Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library
    John Spivey
    116k USED Towboat Leona underway with a tow in 1935, location unknown.
    Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library
    John Spivey
    136k The abandoned hulk of ex-USED Towboat Leona, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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