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USACE Jadwin


International Radio Call Sign:
Alpha - Echo - Delta - Lima
AEDL
Self Propelled Dustpan Dredge:
  • Built in 1933-34 by Marietta Manufacturing Corp., Point Pleasant W.V.
  • Launched in 1934
  • Delivered and commissioned Jadwin in 1934
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District
  • Active
    Specifications:
    Displacement 2,300 t.
    Length 274'
    Beam 53'
    Depth of Hold 9' 9"
    Draft 7' 5"
    Speed unknown
    Complement 51
    Range unknown
    Dredging Depth unknown
    Width of cut unknown
    Original Machinery, Equipment
    Dredge pumps unknown
    Discharge Pipe unknown
    Suction pipe diameter 38"
    Discharge pipe diameter 32"
    Pressure unknown
    Average Suction Vacuum unknown
    Pumping Power unknown
    Propulsion system - one reciprocating steam engine
    sternwheel
    New Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features
    Main Generators 3 ea 1675 KW 2550 HP
    Propulsion Motors 2 ea. 1200 hp
    Propulsion Reduction Gears 4.5 to 1
    Fuel Capacity 45,000 gals
    Potable Water 10,000 gals
    In-Port Generator 600 amp 12 92V Detroit
    Motor Generator Set Reliance 98%
    Steering: Electric over HYD Skipper
    Dredge Pump Motors 2 Ea 1200 HP
    Dredge Pump Reduction Gear 3.865 to 1
    Dredge Pump Impeller 12’
    Propellers 84” four blade Rolls Royce
    Stern Section Frames 0-30 replaced with Towboat style stern and Kort Nozzles
    New dredge ladder and lifting frame installed to increase dredging depth to 70 feet

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    Jadwin
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    Namesake
    Edgar Jadwin C.E. (August 7, 1865 – March 2, 1931) was a U.S. Army officer who fought in the Spanish–American War and World War I, before serving as Chief of Engineers from 1926 to 1929. From 1922 to 1924, Jadwin headed the Corps' Charleston District and Southeast Division. He then served two years as Assistant Chief of Engineers. As Chief of Engineers he sponsored the plan for Mississippi River flood control that was adopted by the United States Congress in May 1928. Jadwin retired as a lieutenant general on August 7, 1929. Wikipedia)
    Tommy Trampp
    Jadwin
    30269503
    88k USACE Jadwin (As Built) conducting dredging operations, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
     
    Jadwin
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    146k USACE Jadwin conducting dredging operations, date and location unknown
    ©University of Missouri St.Louis - Golden Eagle River Museum
     
    Jadwin
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    165k USACE Jadwin conducting dredging operations, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
     
    Jadwin
    30269502
    64k Jadwin conducting dredging operations, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
     

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    War Department, Corps of Engineers, Mississippi River Commission, Model Study of Suction Head Dredge Jadwin
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