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USED Chinook


Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1891-92, at Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Launched, in 1892
  • Delivered 1892 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Chinook
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 7,400 t.
    Length 400'
    Beam 49'
    Draft 34'
    Complement unknown
    Hopper Capacity unknown
    Dredging Depth unknown
    Dredging Pipes unknown
    Propulsion
    two reciprocating steam engines, 3,560hp
    two propeller shafts

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    Chinook
    30266701
    219k USED Chinook dredging Rock Shoal Channel of the James River near Newport News, 9 September 1931. USACE Digital Library
    Chinook
    30266702
    79k
    Chinook
    30266703
    83k USED Chinook at anchor off Lambert's Point, Norfolk, VA., 14 April 1931 USACE Digital Library
    Chinook
    30266704
    60k
    Chinook
    30266705
    111k Stern view of USED Chinook drydocked at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA., 24 March 1932 USACE Digital Library
    Chinook
    30266706
    53k USED Chinook near New York City, date unknown. USACE Digital Library

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