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USED Snagboat Wichita

Sternwheel Snagboat:
  • Built in 1881 at Little Rock, AR.
  • Launched, 1881
  • Christened, commissioned and placed into service as USED Snagboat Wichita in 1881
  • Assigned to US Army Engineers District, unknown
  • USED Snagboat Wichita operated on the Arkansas River
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown (Off the list by 30 June 1900)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 134'
    Beam 29'
    Depth of Hold 3'
    Draft 1.6'
    Speed unknown
    Complement 30
    Crane Pulling Strength 60 t.
    two boilers 36"x18', four flues each
    two steam engines, cylinders 8½", stroke 36"

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