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USED Barnard


Self-Propelled Cutterhead Pipeline Dredge:
  • Laid down, 6 October 1903 at New York Shipbuilding, Camden, N.J.
  • Launched, 12 March 1904
  • Delivered, 28 June 1904, to the Mississippi River Commission and placed in service as Barnard
  • Turned over to the US Army Corps of Engineers, date unknown
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District
  • Commissioned USED Barnard date unknown
  • Built originally to deepen the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
  • Participated in the salvage of USS Maine
  • Rebuilt as a seagoing hydraulic pipeline dredge
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Sold in 1942 to Mexico
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,450 T.
    Length 226'
    Beam 38'
    Draft 14'
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Propulsion
    reciprocating steam engine
    one propeller shaft

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    Barnard
    30268603
    85k Mississippi River Commission dredge Barnard helped in making many of the postflood cutoffs in the Vicksburg District.
    " Of Men and Rivers The Story of the Vicksburg District"
    John Spivey
    Barnard
    30268601
    127k USED Barnard dredging a channel in Tampa Bay, FL., Circa 1924-25. US Army Corps of Engineers
    Barnard
    30268602
    66k USED Barnard dredging a channel in Tampa Bay, FL., 11 April 1924. US Army Corps of Engineers

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