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USED Snagboat Yuba

Sternwheel Snagboat:
  • Laid down, 19 November 1924, for the US Engineers, Department of the Army, at A. W. de Young Boat & Shipbuilding Co., Alameda, CA.
  • Launched, 27 February 1925
  • Commissioned USED Yuba in April 1925
  • Assigned to the US Engineers Sacramento District USED Yuba worked as a snagboat on the Sacramento, San Joaquin and Mokelumne Rivers
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 410 t.
    Length 166'
    Beam 37'8'
    Draft 5'6"
    Speed 6-7 kts
    Officers, 4
    Enlisted, 28
    one oil-fired steam boiler
    one steam engine, 200IHP

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    Yuba - The Yuba River is a tributary of the Feather River in the Sierra Nevada and eastern Sacramento Valley, in California. The main stem of the river is about 100 miles long measured to the head of the North Yuba River. The river drains 1,345 square miles mostly in the western slope and foothills of the Sierra Nevada. The river's name comes from the local tribe, the Nisenan, word for "waterway," It is spelled in early records as Yubu and applied to the river by 1844. Wikipedia
    Photo - South Yuba River State Park, California
    CC BY-SA 2.0, Larry Miller, via Wikimedia Commons
    Map - The Yuba River watershed in Northern California, with the Yuba River highlighted. Shaded relief from US Geological Survey.
    CC BY-SA 4.0, Shannon1 via Wikimedia Commons
    Tommy Trampp
    272k USED Snagboat Yuba underway on the Sacramento River, date unknown
    McCurry Foto Co. Sacramento CA., California State Library

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