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Self-propelled Cutterhead Suction Dredge:
  • Built in 1893 as the dredge Ram for the US Army Corps of Engineers at Howards Shipyard and Dock Co., Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Launched in 1893
  • Delivered and commissioned USED Ram in 1893
  • Assigned to the lower Mississippi River dredging projects
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 419 t.
    Length 125'
    Beam unknown
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Pumping Engines unknown
    steam engine

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    66k US Army Corps of Engineers dredge USED Ram layout drawing John Spivey

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