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USED Dredge / Snagboat H.S. Taber

Self-Propelled Cutterhead Pipeline Dredge:
  • Laid down, 1914 at Dubuque Boat and Boiler Works, Dubuque, IA.
  • Launched in 1914
  • Delivered in 1914
  • Commissioned and placed in service as USED Dredge H.S. Taber
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 754 T.
    Length 233'
    Beam 44'
    Draft 7'
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    reciprocating steam engine

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    H.S. Taber
    63k USED Dredge H.S. Taber dredging on the Ohio River, 16 June 1938.
    US Army Corp of Engineers Digital Library
    H.S. Taber
    50k USED Dredge H.S. Taber working as a pipeline dredge on the Ohio River, 21 August 1938
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat Photograph Collection
    John Spivey
    H.S. Taber
    69k USED Dredge H.S. Taber underway, date and location unknown.
    Photo from Encyclopedia Dubuque

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