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USED Fort Gage


Dustpan Suction Dredge:
  • Built in 1908 at Dubuque Barge and Boilers Works
  • Launched date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as USED Fort Gage in 1908
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 850 T.
    Length 222'
    Beam 45'
    Draft 8'
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Propulsion
    reciprocating steam engine
    sternwheel

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    Fort Gage
    30260703
    62k
    Namesake
    Fort Gage FORT KASKASKIA situated on the eastern bluffs of the Kaskaskia River, opposite the village of Kaskaskia. It was erected and occupied by the British in 1772. and captured 4 July 1778 by Virginia state forces under the command of George Rogers Clark.
    Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer October 1, 1940. EAST BASTIONS, LOOKING SOUTHWEST - Fort Kaskaskia (Ruins), Fort Gage, Randolph County, IL.
    Tommy Trampp
    Fort Gage
    30260701
    64k USED Fort Gage dredging a channel, 30 August 1937, location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District photo # 2737
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library
    Fort Gage
    30260702
    76k Fort Gage dredging a channel, circa 1952, location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Dredgepoint.org
    Fort Gage
    30260704
    118k USED Fort Gage at Engineer Service Base, St. Louis, MO., date unknown.
    University of Missouri, St. Louis Digital Library
    Tommy Trampp
    Fort Gage
    30260705
    112k USED Fort Gage moored in the mud on the Mississippi River, date and location unknown.
    University of Missouri, St. Louis Digital Library
    Tommy Trampp
    Fort Gage
    30260707
    139k
    Fort Gage
    30260708
    221k
    Fort Gage
    30260706
    150k USED Fort Gage underway on the Mississippi River, date unknown.
    University of Missouri, St. Louis Digital Library
    Tommy Trampp

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