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USED Delaware

Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1905, at Maryland Steel, Sparrow Point, MD.
  • Launched, in 1905
  • Delivered 1905 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Delaware
  • Decommissioned, circa 1950
  • Sold in 1950, renamed Sandcaptain
  • Sold in 1961, renamed Ezra Sensibar
  • Sold in 1968, renamed Hydro Atlantic
  • Final Disposition, sank in 1987
    Displacement 3,650 t.
    Length 315'
    Beam 42'
    Draft 22'
    Complement unknown
    Hopper Capacity unknown
    Dredging Depth unknown
    Dredging Pipes unknown
    two reciprocating steam engines, 1,350hp
    two propeller shafts

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