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USED Dredge Grafton


Self-Propelled Cutterhead Pipeline Dredge:
  • Laid down, 1932 at Dravo Construction, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Launched in 1932
  • Delivered in 1933 to the US Army Corps of Engineers and placed in commission as USED Dredge Grafton
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers St Louis District
  • Placed out of commission, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 947 t.
    Length 265'
    Beam 46'
    Draft 8'
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Propulsion
    reciprocating steam engine
    sternwheel

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    Grafton
    30268801
    113k US Army Corps of Engineers Dredge USED Dredge Grafton dredging near Granite City, IL. looking upstream on the Mississippi River, 6 April 1942.
    US Army Corp of Engineers photo from the University out Missouri, St. Louis, Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterway Library
    Tommy Trampp
    Grafton
    30268802
    87k US Army Corps of Engineers Dredge USED Dredge Grafton underway, upbound on the Mississippi River, 25 June 1945
    US Army Corp of Engineers photo from the University out Missouri, St. Louis, Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterway Library, Golden Eagle River Museum
    Tommy Trampp

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