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USACE Hyde


Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1944-45, at Dravo Corp., Neville Island, PA.
  • Launched, in 1945
  • Delivered 1945 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USACE Hyde
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District
  • During the Vietnam War Hyde dredged rivers and harbors in South Vietnam
  • Decommissioned in 1979
  • Final Disposition, reefed of North Carolina coast in 1988
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,194 t.
    Length 216'
    Beam 40'
    Depth of Hold 15' 6"
    Draft 12' 9"
    Complement 30
    Hopper Capacity 6275 cu yds
    Dredging Depth 45'
    Dredging Pipes 2
    Propulsion
    two 1,400hp General Motors diesel engines driving two electric motors generating 1398Kw
    two propeller shafts

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    Hyde
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    207k USACE Hyde underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District Photo # J-136A
    Tommy Trampp

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