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USED Snagboat Quapaw

Stern-wheel Snagboat:
  • Built in the 1903, as Beauregard (II) Howard's Shipyard Co., Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Renamed Quapaw, date unknown
  • Launched in 1903
  • Delivered to the US Army Engineers and commissioned USED Snagboat Quapaw, 30 June 1903
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers, Little Rock and Memphis Districts
  • Worked on the White, Black and Current rivers in Arkansas
  • Decommissioned and retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Sold at public sale in January 1929 to CAPT. J. Elmer Broadway
  • Quapaw was towed to Paducah and laid up , until August 1932
  • Sold in 1932 to the Kansas City Bridge Co.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 128'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 4'3"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Crane unknown

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    137k USED Snagboat Quapaw tied up to the riverbank, date and location unknown.
    Jackson County Historical Society
    John Spivey
    124k USED Snagboat Quapaw at work on the Black River near Newport, Arkansas, date unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Historic Steamboat Photograph Collection
    John Spivey

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