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USACE Towboat M/V General Warren


Towboat:
  • Built in 2007, at Orange Shipbuilding, Orange,TX.
  • Launched, in 2007
  • Delivered, 27 September 2007
  • Commissioned and placed in service by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USACE Towboat M/V General Warren
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District
  • Arrived at US Army Corps of Engineers service base, Fountain City, WI., date unknown
  • Current Disposition, active in service in the US Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District
    Specifications:
    Displacement 571 t.
    Length 124'
    Beam 33'10"
    Depth of Hold 10'3"
    Draft 8'
    Speed 12 kts
    Complement 11
    Fuel Capacity 32,000 Gal. Diesel
    Portable Water 10,400 Gal.
    Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features
    Main Engines 2 Cat 3512B1500 HP ea @1200rpm
    Reduction Gears 2 Falk 2083MRHV Ratio 4.5:1
    Generators 2 John Deere 6081AFM-150kW,480V
    Engine Controls Sentinel (Electric)
    Propellers Rice 5 Blade 80 Dia. (Kort Nozzles)
    Steering: Sentinel 4 Flanking 4 Steering
    Deck Winches 4 Patterson 60 Ton Single Drum Electric
    Searchlights 2 Carlisle and Finch 1.0KW Remote Control
    Radar and Electronics Furuno AIS, Chart Reader, Radars
    Ballast Sys 4 Tanks 17,000 Gal.
    Lube Oil System 800 Gal.

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    General Warren
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    Namesake
    Gouverneur Kemble Warren - (January 8, 1830 August 8, 1882) was an American civil engineer and Union Army general during the American Civil War. He is best remembered for arranging the last-minute defense of Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg and is often referred to as the "Hero of Little Round Top." His subsequent service as a corps commander and his remaining military career were ruined during the Battle of Five Forks, when he was relieved of command of the V Corps by Philip Sheridan, who claimed that Warren had moved too slowly. Following the war Warren served as an engineer for 17 years, building railroads, with assignments along the Mississippi River, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1879. But the career that had shown so much promise at Gettysburg was ruined. He urgently requested a court of inquiry to exonerate him from the stigma of Sheridan's action. Numerous requests were ignored or refused until Ulysses S. Grant retired from the presidency. President Rutherford B. Hayes ordered a court of inquiry that convened in 1879 and, after hearing testimony from dozens of witnesses over 100 days, found that Sheridan's relief of Warren had been unjustified. On November 21, 1881 President Chester Alan Arthur directed that the findings be published; no other action was taken.[13] Unfortunately for Warren, these results were not published until after his death
    Tommy Trampp
    General Warren
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    221k USACE Towboat M/V General Warren underway near the US Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District, date unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo # 120904-A-E0314-132
    US Army Corps of Engineers
    Willam A. Thompson
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    132k Retired US Army Corps of Engineers Dredge William A. Thompson being removed from the US Army Corps of Engineers service base at Fountain City, WI., 12 June 2012 by US Army Corps of Engineers towboat USACE Towboat M/V General Warren
    US Army Corps of Engineers Visual Information Record Identification Number (VIRIN) # 120612-A-CE999, photo by Shannon L. Bauer
    Steve Whitson
    General Warren
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    47k USACE Towboat M/V General Warren underway, date and location unknown.
    Photo by Richard Jasperson. Courtesy of Tugboat Information
    Robert Hurst

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