The SERGEANT FLOYD was launched at the Howard Shipyards of Jeffersonville, Indiana on May 31, 1932. She was purchased by the U.S. Government for the Army Corps of Engineers. Her mission was light towing, survey and inspection work on the inland waterways under the jurisdiction of the Missouri River Division of the Corps of Engineers.
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The vessel was named in memory of Sergeant Charles Floyd, the only fatality of the journey.