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Seagoing Dredge:
  • Built, in 1942-43 at Pusey and Jones, Wilmington, DE.
  • Launched in 1943
  • Delivered and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USACE Hains
  • During World War II Hains was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and operated in the Philippines
  • Following World War II Hains was assigned to the US Army Corps Engineers Detroit and Buffalo Districts
  • Decommissioned and retired in 1984
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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
    two 1,400hp General Motors diesel engines driving two electric motors generating 1398Kw
    two propeller shafts

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    202k USACE Hains painted in her war time colors, underway, date and location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    216k USACE Hains underway, in the harobr at Manila, P.I., in 1946..
    US National Archives 111-SCA-Album 2916-132, a US Army Signal Corps photo
    Vincent M. Solinap
    186k USACE Hains casting over the side at White Lake, MI. in May 1962
    US Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District photo
    Tommy Trampp
    213k USACE Hains moored pierside at Buffalo, N.Y., date unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District photo, dated 1962.
    Tommy Trampp
    101k USACE Hains pumping out, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo by Barrel.
    Tommy Trampp
    69k USACE Hains bridge team, date and location unknown.
    Photo by Garth A. Leonard for his uncle Glenn H. Smith Hains mid-1960s.

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