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USED Snagboat Skagit

Sternwheel Snagboat:
  • Built in 1883, location unknown
  • Launched in 1883
  • Laid up until August 1888
  • Commission USED Snagboat Skagit 1 October 1888
  • Skagit worked clearing Puget Sound waterways including the Skagit River. Snoqualmie River and Swinomish Slough
  • Retired from US Army 1 March 1915
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Breadth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Hoisting Engine unknown
    Compliment unknown
    two boiler(s)
    steam engine(s)

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    Skagit - The Skagit River is a river in southwestern British Columbianorthwestern Washington state, approximately 150 mi. long. The river and its tributaries drain an area of 1.7 million acres of the Cascade Range along the northern end of Puget Sound and flows into the sound.
    Photo - Eldorado Peak and Skagit River seen from North Cascades Highway near Rockport, WA., 22 May 2018 by ©Ron Clausen, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Map - Skagit River drainage basin by ©Kmusser CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Tommy Trampp
    43k USED Snagboat Skagit on the Snoqualmie River in 1907
    Journal of the Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society; Heritage of a Snagboat June 2001
    John Spivey
    74k USED Snagboats Skagit left and USED Swinomish side by side, 27 February 1915. There A-frame cranes sat on their bow.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    John Spivey

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