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USED Snagboat Aid

Stern-wheel Snagboat:
  • Built in 1864 by Gardner and Lloyd at New Albany, IN.
  • Launched in 1864
  • Chartered by the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1864
  • Commissioned USED Aid in 1864
  • Decommissioned and retired from Army service in 1875
  • Final Disposition, dismantled in 1875 < <
    Displacement 62.66 t.
    Length 80'
    Beam 20'
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Crane unknown
    Propulsion steam

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    75k USED Snagboat Aid working to clear the Red River Raft in 1873
    " Of Men and Rivers The Story of the Vicksburg District"
    John Spivey
    506k USED Snagboat Aid working to clear the Red River Raft in Louisiana in 1873. Charlie Ipcar

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