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Wahkiakum


Non-self-propelled Cutterhead Dredge:
  • Built in 1912-13, at Great Lakes Engineering Works at Ecorse, Rouge River, MI.
  • Assembled and launched in 1913 at Portland Iron Works, Portland, OR.
  • Delivered in 1913 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as Wahkiakum
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Portland District
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,340 t. light
    Length 269'
    Beam 38'
    Draft 9'6"
    Cutterhead width 24"
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement 54
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Main Pumping Engine unknown
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    Wahkiakum
    30261402
    182k
    Namesake
    Wahkiakum is a county located in the state of Washington, population approx. 3,978. Named for Chief Wahkiakum ("Tall Timber") of the Chinook, who is buried in the Pioneer Cemetery in Cathlamet, WA.
    Tommy Trampp
    Wahkiakum
    30261401
    298k Wahkiakum dredging on either the Columbia or Willamette Rivers, date unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp

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