M/V Mississippi

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers' Motor Vessel Mississippi Saturday, Aug. 17, at Riverfront Park in Cape Girardeau. The 241 foot-long towboat is stationed in the Corps of Engineers' Memphis District and spends 90% of its time moving barges, equipment and supplies on the Mississippi River. Built in 1993 the M/V Mississippi is the largest towboat in the U.S. and the fifth Corps of Engineers vessel to bear the name Mississippi.