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Omega


Cutterhead Dredge:
  • Built in 1896, at Dravo Corps., Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Launched, in 1896
  • Delivered 1896 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as Omega
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District
  • Rebuilt in 1935 by Memphis District Corps of Engineers
  • Machinery and boiler taken from old dredge Omega
  • Hull and main deckhouse built by McClintic-Marshall
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 960 long tons.(lt)
    Length 172'
    Beam 44' p½"
    Draft 8'3"
    Complement unknown
    Dredging Machinery
    one boiler
    one 900 h.p. triple expansion steam engine driving 23" suction by 18" discharge
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    Omega
    30263002
    364k Omega dredging, 13 October 1948, location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District Photo # 7741-1
    Tommy Trampp
    Omega
    30263001
    317k Omega underway, 23 March 1949, location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District Photo # 7975-1
    Tommy Trampp

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