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USACE Davison


Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1944-45, at Dravo Corp., Neville Island, PA.
  • Launched, in 1945
  • Delivered 1945 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USACE Davison
  • Davison saw service in both Korea and Vietnam
  • Decommissioned in 1961
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,194 t.
    Length 216'
    Beam 40'
    Depth of Hold 15' 6"
    Draft 12' 9"
    Complement 30
    Hopper Capacity 6275 cu yds
    Dredging Depth 45'
    Dredging Pipes 2
    Propulsion
    two 1,400hp General Motors diesel engines driving two electric motors generating 1398Kw
    two propeller shafts

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    Davison
    30266101
    249k USACE Davison underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Davison
    30266102
    44k USACE Davison underway, date and location unknown
    US Armys Corp of Engineers Photo
    Dredgepoint.org

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