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USED Navesink

Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1908, at Maryland Steel, Sparrow Point, MD.
  • Launched, in 1908
  • Delivered 1908 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Navesink
  • Final Disposition, sunk by collision, 7 May 1928, with freighter SS Swinburne in the Narrows off Clifton Staten Island, N.Y
    Displacement 3,911 t.
    Length 290'
    Beam 48'
    Draft 28'
    Complement unknown
    Hopper Capacity unknown
    Dredging Depth unknown
    Dredging Pipes unknown
    two reciprocating steam engines, 1,485hp
    two propeller shafts

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