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Dredge No. 8 (1918 - 1920)

  • Built as dredge Machodoc, date and location unknown
  • Purchased by the US Navy from Hillsboro Dredge Co., Tampa, FL, April 1918
  • Placed in service as Dredge No. 8 at Indian Head, MD, 1918
  • Designated YM-8, 17 July 1920
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, scrapped, 18 October 1927
    Displacement unknown
    Length 60' 0"
    Draft 24' 0"
    Beam unknown
    Capacity 100 tons
    Propulsion none
    Description wood hulled sheathed, tar paper and 1" boards

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