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Non Self-propelled Dredge:
  • Built in 1924 at Rochester, PA.
  • Launched, in 1924
  • Delivered in 1924 and placed in service by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as Allegheny
  • Placed out of service in 1946
  • Sold to Rivercoal, Inc. in 1946, renamed King Coal
  • Sold to Candler & Bass, Inc. in 1949
  • Sold to L.A. Wells Construction Co. in 1950
  • Sold to Esco Dredge & Fill Corp. 1961
  • Sold to Marine Salvage, Ltd. of Canada in 1970
  • Removed from documentation, September/October, 1970, as \"Sold Foreign-British\".
  • Final Disposition, departed Cleveland, OH, 14 September 1970, in tow of tug Herbert A. in tandem with scow AFT, for scrapping at Port Colborne. Sank late 14 September 1970, less than a mile off shore, just west of Fairport, Ohio, Lake Erie.
    Displacement 323 t.
    Length 102'
    Beam 34'
    Draft 7'
    Complement unknown
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    27k Ex-Allegheny being moved, 14 September 1970, by tug Herbert A. enroute to Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada for scrapping Bowling Green State University - Historic Collections of the Great Lakes

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