Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.


NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive

USED Dredge Henry Burden


Suction Dredge:
  • Built in 1862, by Webb & Bell, Greenpoint, N.Y.
  • Launched, in 1862
  • Acquired 1883 by the US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Commissioned and placed in service, as USED Dredge Henry Burden
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 280 t.
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Complement unknown
    Hopper Capacity unknown
    Dredging Depth unknown
    Dredging Pipes unknown
    Propulsion
    reciprocating steam engine
    two sidewheels

    Click On Image
    For Full Size Image
    Size Image Description Source
    Henry Burden
    30266902
    29k
    Namesake
    Henry Burden (April 22, 1791 January 19, 1871) was an engineer and businessman who built an industrial complex in Troy, New York called the Burden Iron Works. Burden's horseshoe machine, invented in 1835, was capable of making 60 horseshoes a minute. His rotary concentric squeezer, a machine for working wrought iron, was adopted by iron industries worldwide. His hook-headed spike machine helped fuel the rapid expansion of railroads in the U.S. The Burden Iron Works is now an historical site and museum.(Wikipedia)
    Tommy Trampp
    Henry Burden
    30266901
    310k Details of pumping apparatus for holding sand of the dredging steamer USED Dredge Henry Burden Dredgepoint - US Army Corps of Engineers

    There is no history available for USED Dredge Henry Burden at NavSource
    Back To The Navsource Photo Archives Main Page Back To The US Army Ship Index Back To The US Army Dredge Index
    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster.
    This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History
    Last Updated 14 August 2020