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USACE Comber


Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1946-47, at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, MS.
  • Launched, in 1947
  • Delivered 1947 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USACE Comber
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, scrapped, date unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 4,730 long tons(lt)
    Length 351'
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Hopper Capacity 3060 cu yds
    Complement 78
    Propulsion
    two boilers
    two turbo-electric drive steam engines
    two propeller shafts

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    Comber
    30264101
    287k USACE Comber underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Comber
    30264102
    81k USACE Comber conducting a dredging operation, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Dredgepoint.org
    Comber
    30264103
    35k USACE Comber conducting a dredging operation, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Dredgepoint.org

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