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USED Gen. G.G. Meade
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USED Gen. G.L. Gillespie (1904 - ?)


Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1904 at Maryland Steel, Sparrow Point, MD.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as USED Gen. G.L. Gillespie in 1904
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District
  • Renamed Gen. G.G. Meade, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,200 T.
    Length 177'
    Beam 38'2"
    Draft 12'9" light
    Hopper Volume unknown
    Suction Pipe Diameter 15"
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement 48
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Propulsion
    reciprocating steam engine

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    USED Gen. G.L. Gillespie
    Gen. G.L. Gillespie
    30260901
    194k USED Gen. G.L. Gillespie moored pierside, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Gen. G.L. Gillespie
    30260902
    269k USED Gen. G.L. Gillespie underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Gen. G.L. Gillespie
    30260904
    191k USED Gen. G.L. Gillespie moored pierside, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    USED Gen. G.G. Meade
    Gen G.G. Meade
    30260905
    124k
    Namesake
    George Gordon Meade (December 31, 1815 – November 6, 1872) was a career United States Army officer and civil engineer best known for decisively defeating Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War. He previously fought with distinction in the Second Seminole War and the Mexican–American War. During the Civil War. Earlier in his career, he was an engineer and was involved in the coastal construction of several lighthouses.(Wikipedia)
    George Meade. Library of Congress description: "Gen. George G. Meade" Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Brady-Handy Photograph Collection, CALL NUMBER: LC-BH82- 4430.
    Tommy Trampp
    Gen G.G. Meade
    30260903
    189k USED Gen. G.G. Meade underway at Two Rivers, Wisconsin, 9 April 1936
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp

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