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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
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
Displacement 1,340 t. light
Cutterhead width 24"
Fuel Capacity unknown
Main Pumping Engine unknown
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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.
||Wahkiakum dredging on either the Columbia or Willamette Rivers, date unknown
US Army Corps of Engineers photo
There is no history available for Wahkiakum at NavSource
Last Updated 13 November 2020
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