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USED Dredge B.M. Harrod

Self-propelled Side-wheel Dredge:
  • Built in 1901 at Rippley Boat, Grafton, IL.
  • Launched 1901
  • Delivered in 1901, Commissioned and placed in service as USED Dredge B.M. Harrod
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers District unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sank in 1928
    Displacement 1,082 t.
    Length 206'
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Complement unknown
    steam engines
    two side-wheels

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    B.M. Harrod
    B.M. Harrod (1878 - 1910) Chief engineer Mississippi River Commission, author of "Caving banks on the Mississippi River" 1886
    B.M. Harrod, circa 1910, Pach Brothers; Moore, Frank B., Gelatin silver print, New Orleans Museum of Art.
    Tommy Trampp
    B.M. Harrod
    65k USED Dredge B.M. Harrod underway, date and location unknown.
    Cincinatti Public Library (copyright undetermined)
    John Spivey
    B.M. Harrod
    50k USED Dredge B.M. Harrod tied up to the bank of a river, date and location unknown.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Library
    John Spivey
    B.M. Harrod
    78k USED Dredge B.M. Harrod sitting on the bottom of the river after sinking in 1928
    Cincinnati and Hamilton Public Library
    John Spivey

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