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USED Dredge Burgess


Self Propelled Dustpan Dredge:
  • Built in 1934 by Marietta Manufacturing, Point Pleasant, W.V.
  • Launched 1934
  • Commissioned and placed in service by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Dredge Burgess
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District
  • Decommissioned and retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,363 t.
    Length 294.4' (ovl)
    Beam 52'
    Draft 9'
    Complement unknown
    Dredging Machinery
    one 1,600 hp Moore (Curtis-Rateau) multistage steam turbine
    one 84" diameter pump 1,100 hp @220 rpm
    Propulsion
    two boilers
    two Nordberg marine vertical triple expansion condensing steam engines, 1,100 hp
    two propeller shafts

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    Burgess
    30264901
    302k USED Dredge Burgess underway with attendant plant and pipeline enroute to work site, 13 January 1940.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Burgess
    30264902
    32k USED Dredge Burgess moored, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Library
    Tommy Trampp

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