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USED William T. Rossell
Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
Built in 1924-25 by Sun Shipbuilding, Chester, PA.
Placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED William T. Rossell
Final Disposition sunk after collision with MV Thorshall (Norwegian), Coos Bay, OR., with loss of life, 10 September 1957
Displacement 3,340 t.
Length 268' 5"
Draft 22' 6"
light 13 mph
loaded 10.5 mph
Hopper Capacity 1440cu yds
Pumping Machinery one 1,000bhp McIntosh and Seymour diesel engine driving one 800hp Westinghouse motor
Inside diameter of suction pipe 26"
Inside diameter of discharge pump 26"
Drags, one New York type in center
two 1,000bhp McIntosh and Seymour diesel engines driving two 1,000rpm 800hp H.P. motors 110rpm
two propeller shafts
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