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 55 - foot Keelboat An interpretation of the flag flown on the Keelboat An  Interpretation of the flag flown on the Keelboat by Artist Gary R. Lucy.  PDF  768 KB   

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The main Ohio and Missouri River transportation that the Corps used was a 55 foot Keelboat, which could be sailed, rowed, poled like a raft, or towed from the riverbank.   In addition to the Keelboat, two wooden row boats called Pirogues were taken to hold men and supplies.

Pirgoues on the Missouri River

 

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