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USACE Markham


Seagoing Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1959-60, at Avondale Ship Yards, New Orleans, LA.
  • Launched, in 1960
  • Delivered in February 1960 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USACE Markham
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, reefed off the North Carolina coast in February 1994
    Specifications:
    Displacement 5,386 t.
    Length 312'
    Beam 62'
    Draft 19' (loaded)
    Hopper Capacity 2070 m
    Dredging Depth 43'8"
    Dredging Pipes 2
    Complement unknown
    Propulsion
    two Cooper Bessemer 6341 KW diesel-electric engines
    two propeller shafts

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    Markham
    30264404
    200k USACE Markham prior to launching at Avondale Ship Yards, New Orleans, LA. in 1960.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Markham
    30264403
    183k USACE Markham launching at Avondale Ship Yards, New Orleans, LA. in 1960.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Markham
    30264401
    241k USACE Markham underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Markham
    30264402
    187k USACE Markham underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Markham
    30264405
    247k USACE Markham pumping out on the Great Lakes, date unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Dredgepoint.org
    Markham
    30264406
    56k USACE Markham underway on the Great Lakes, date unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Dredgepoint.org
    Markham
    30264407
    183k USACE Markham underway on the Great Lakes, date unknown
    Photo by Fred Miller II
    Dredgepoint.org

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