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USED Taylor
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USED Willets Point (1926 - 1932)


Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Laid down in 1925 as dredged Willets Point, at Federal Shipbuilding Corp,, Kearny, N.J.
  • Launched, in 1925
  • Delivered in 1926 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Willets Point
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District
  • Renamed Taylor in 1932
  • Decommissioned in 1954
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1954
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1300 t.
    Length 200'
    Beam 41'
    Draft 20'
    Complement unknown
    Propulsion
    two 6-cyl diesel engines, 1,200 hp
    two propeller shafts

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    USED Willets Point
    Willets Point
    30261907
    57k USED Willets Point dredging, date and location unknown.
    Bowling Green State University - Historical Collects of the Great Lakes.
    Tommy Trampp
    USED Taylor
    Taylor
    30261901
    302k View of USED Taylor's hopper bin full of dredged material while working mid-lake, Lake St.Clair, Michigan, 11 October 1932.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Taylor
    30261903
    167k USED Taylor dredging in the Maumee River, 1932.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Taylor
    30261904
    256k USED Taylor underway with full hoppers, 1932, location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Taylor
    30261905
    120k USED Taylor dredging, 1932, location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Taylor
    30261902
    192k USED Taylor drydocked at Buffalo, N.Y., 1934.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Taylor
    30261906
    72k USED Taylor dredging on the Niagara River at Buffalo, N.Y., 21 July 1941.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District photo by Barrel
    Tommy Trampp

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