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USED Dredge Welatka

Non Self-Propelled Cutterhead Pipeline Dredge:
  • Built in 1924-25 at Baltimore, MD.
  • Launched in 1925
  • Delivered in 1925, Christened and placed in service as USED Dredge Welatka
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District
  • By 1938 Welatka had been reassigned to the Savannah Engineers District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 1,200 t.
    Length 214'
    Beam 40'
    Draft 12'
    Complement unknown

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    117k USED Dredge Welatka cleaning out Culvert 4A by turning discharge into the culvert barrel during the construction of Culvert 4A in the Hoover Dam Dike west of South Bay, 14 Octobert 1934.
    FLICKR - U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Jacksonville, District photo
    John Spivey
    107k USED Dredge Welatka dredging in Florida, 1938.
    U.S. Army Corp of Engineers photo
    66k USED Dredge Welatka dredging, dredging a river, 10 February 1938, location unknown. U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Digital Library

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