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USED Snagboat A.H. Sevier
USED Snagboat No. 4

Twin hull Snagboat:
  • Built circa 1840s, location unknown
  • Launched, circa 1840s
  • Purchased by the US Engineers, date unknown
  • Commission USED Snagboat No.4, date unknown
  • Name changed to A.H. Sevier, date unknown
  • Worked under the direction of the Superintendent of Western Rivers Improvements, within the War Department during the 1840s
  • Decommissioned and auctioned off in July 1855 at St. Louis
  • Chartered in November 1855 for $50 a day by the US Government
  • A.H. Sevier continued to work on the Mississippi between the mouth of the Missouri River to a point 18 miles south of Vicksburg
  • Charter terminated, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length each hull 150'
    Breadth each hull 22'
    Gap Between Hulls 12'
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Compliment unknown
    two boilers
    two steam engines
    two sidewheels
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    A.H. Sevier
    153k Artist drawing of USED Snagboat A.H. Sevier underway, date unknown
    National Museum of American History Smithsonian Institution
    John Spivey

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