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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 Lyman
  • Converted to direct pump out dredge, winter 1971-1972 at Amship yard, Lorain, OH.
  • Decommissioned in 1982
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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
    two 1,400hp General Motors diesel engines driving two electric motors generating 1398Kw
    two propeller shafts

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    257k USACE Lyman conducting dredging operation, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Photo
    Tommy Trampp
    46k USACE Lyman underway in the Great Lakes, probably circa winter 1971-72, location unknown Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

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