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USED Dredge Multnomah

Non-self-propelled Cutterhead Dredge:
  • Built in 1912-13, at Great Lakes Iron Works, Ecorse, Rouge River, MI.
  • Assembled and launched in 1913 at Portland Iron Works, Portland, OR.
  • Delivered in 1913 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Dredge Multnomah
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Portland District
  • Final Disposition, abandoned in 1977
    Displacement 1,340 t. light
    Length 265'
    Beam 35'
    Draft 9'6"
    Cutterhead width 24"
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement 54
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Main Pumping Engine unknown
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    74k USED Drefge Multnomah dredging on either the Columbia or Willamette Rivers, 1913.
    Photo from Old Oregon web site.
    55k USED Dredge Multnomah leaving government moorings for Columbia River Basin Flook Control Levee construction, 22 February 1938.
    US Army Corp of Engineers Digitial Library
    John Spivey
    245k USED Dredge Multnomah dredging on either the Columbia or Willamette Rivers, date unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp

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