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USED Dredge Sam Houston

Non Self-Propelled Cutterhead Pipeline Dredge:
  • Built in 1932-33 by ADDSCO at Mobile, AL.
  • Launched in 1933
  • Delivered in 1933
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1933 as USED Dredge Sam Houston
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 1,222 t.
    Length 160'
    Beam 40'
    Draft 11'9"
    Complement unknown

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    Sam Huston
    Sam Houston (March 2, 1793 July 26, 1863) was an American soldier and politician. An important leader of the Texas Revolution, Houston served as the first and third president of the Republic of Texas, and was one of the first two individuals to represent Texas in the United States Senate. He also served as the sixth governor of Tennessee and the seventh governor of Texas, the only American to be elected governor of two different states in the United States.
    Portrait photograph of Sam Houston from a 1/6th plate daguerreotype, Eastman Museum, author unknown.
    Tommy Trampp
    Sam Huston
    100k Dredge USED Dredge Sam Houston under construction in a drydock, 11 August 1932, at Ingalls Iron Works Co., at Mobile, AL,.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Digital Library
    John Spivey
    Sam Huston
    65k Dredge USED Dredge Sam Houston working, 12 March 1937, location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library
    John Spivey

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