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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
    Specifications:
    Displacement 3,650 t.
    Length 315'
    Beam 42'
    Draft 22'
    Complement unknown
    Hopper Capacity unknown
    Dredging Depth unknown
    Dredging Pipes unknown
    Propulsion
    two reciprocating steam engines, 1,350hp
    two propeller shafts

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