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USED Welatka

Non Self-Propelled Cutterhead Pipeline Dredge:
  • Built in 1924-25 at Baltimore, MD.
  • Launched in 1925
  • Delivered in 1925, Christened and placed in service as USEDWelatka
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 1,200 t.
    Length 214'
    Beam 40'
    Draft 12'
    Complement unknown

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    71k USED Welatka dredging at the Butte La Rose Cutoff, Atchafalaya Basin in 1933
    Defense Information Center - Designing the Bayous The Control of Water in the Atchafayala Basin 1800-1995
    John Spivey
    107k USED Welatka dredging in Florida, 1938.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    43k USED Welatka dredging, date and location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library
    73k USED Welatka dredging the Gulfport shipping channel, 11 November 1936.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library

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