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USED Gamma


Dredge:
  • Built in 1897 by Howard Shipyard, Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched circa 1897
  • Commissioned and placed in service by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Gamma, circa 1897
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District
  • Decommissioned and retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Sold private, renamed Sunny South
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 750 t.
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Machinery steam

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    Gamma
    302617001
    40k US Army Corps of Engineers Dredge USED Gamma working to restore the channel in the Yazoo River in front of Vicksburg, date unknown.
    " Of Men and Rivers The Story of the Vicksburg District"
    John Spivey

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