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USED Dredge Captain Huston
Non Self-Propelled Cutterhead Pipeline Dredge:
Built in 1911-12 at Maryland Steel., Baltimore, MD.
Commissioned and placed in service by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Dredge Captain Huston
Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 1,047 t.
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Tillinghast L'Hommedieu Huston (July 17, 1867 – March 29, 1938), popularly known as Cap Huston, was co-owner of the Major League Baseball team the New York
Yankees with Jacob Ruppert from 1915 to 1922. He served as a Captain in the 16th Regiment of Engineers (Railway) in Cuba during the
Spanish–American War. In August 1917, Huston arrived in France, to become commander of 16th Regiment of Engineers in the spring of 1918, with the rank of Lt. Colonel
then later was promoted to full Colonel. Huston died at his southern plantation on March 29, 1938, in Darien, Georgia at the age of 70.
Cropped version of a photo in the Bain Collection available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the
digital ID ggbain.35765.
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