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USED Towboat Ben Humphreys

Stern-wheel Towboat-Snagboat-Dredge:
  • Built in 1908 at Howard Shipyard at Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1908
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1908
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District
  • Reclassified as a Snagboat-Dredge in 1921
  • USED Ben Humphreys worked on the Mississippi and Yazoo Rivers
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown, (off the list by 30 June 1922)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 286 t.
    Length 137'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 5'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    reciprocating steam engines

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    Ben Humphreys
    Benjamin Grubb Humphreys - 1808-1882) Confederate General and Governor of Mississippi (1865-1868).
    Tommy Trampp
    Ben Humphreys
    145k USED Ben Humphreys on the Mississippi River, 1908.
    US Army Corp of Engineers - USACE Digital Library
    John Spivey

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