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USED Snagboat Col. J.J. Abert

Sternwheel Snagboat:
  • Built in 1867 at Cincinnati, OH.
  • Launched, 18 December 1867
  • Completed in March 1868
  • Acquired in March 1868 by the US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Commissioned and placed in service as USED Snagboat Col. J.J. Abert
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers Mound City District
  • Col. J.J. Abert worked the lower Ohio River
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Propulsion steam

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    Col. J.J. Abert
    John James Abert (17 September 1788 27 January 1863) was a United States soldier. He headed the Corps of Topographical Engineers for 32 years, during which time he organized the mapping of the American West.
    Wikipedia, West Point
    John Spivey

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