Visual display of the Sachem (Towboat, 1899-1925)

Sachem (Towboat, 1899-1925)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1899 at Dubuque, Iowa
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold by USE, Memphis, September 10, 1925 and dismantled
  • OWNERS: 1899: Mississippi River Commission; 1902: USE, St. Louis; 1919: Mississippi River Dredging District; 1921: USE, Memphis
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T2222; Built for the Mississippi River Commission she was one of five identical boats built at the same place and time: Sachem, Choctaw, Nokomis, Wynoka and Leota. She was in the fleet of USE, St. Louis in 1902, then Mississippi River Dredging District in 1919. In 1921 she was assigned to USE, Memphis. On September 10, 1925 she was sold at public sale and dismantled
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Sachem in the government fleet at Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sachem (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 43291
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