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USED Albany

Sternwheel Snagboat:
  • Laid down in 1926 for the US Army Corps of Engineers at New Orleans, LA.
  • Launched in 1926
  • Delivered to the the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1926
  • Christened and placed in service as USED Albany in 1926
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District
  • Albany worked to keep the Chattahoochee, Flint, Apalachicola and St. Mary's Rivers open to navigation during her US Army career
  • Decommissioned and retired from Army service in 1955
  • Sold in 1955 by McCullough Dredging Co., Birmingham, AL.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 225 t.
    Length 136'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 5'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Crane unknown
    reciprocating steam engine

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    77k USED Albany removing snags, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Digital Library
    John Spivey
    70k USED Albany tied up to a riverbank, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historical Steamboat Collection
    John Spivey

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