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USED Snagboat / Towboat Weitzel

Sternwheel Snagboat / Towboat:
  • Built in 1887 at Chattanooga, TN.
  • Launched, in 1887
  • Acquired by the US Army Engineering Department, date unknown
  • Christened, commissioned and placed into service as USED Snagboat Weitzel
  • Assigned to US Army Engineers District, unknown
  • USED Snagboat Weitzel operated on the Cumberland River
  • Rebuilt in 1890 as a towboat (120 x 22 x 3.5)
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown (Off the list by 30 June 1900)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 90'
    Beam 20'
    Draft unknown
    Speed 3'
    Complement unknown
    steam engine(s)

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