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USED Hydraulic Dredge No. 5

Non Self-Propelled Dustpan Suction Dredge:
  • Built in 1909 at Iowa Marine Repair Keokuk IA.
  • Launched in 1909
  • Placed in service by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as Etna
  • Etna worked primarily on the Mississippi River
  • Renamed USED Hydraulic Dredge No. 5, date unknown
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers District unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 218 T.
    Length 115'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 2'7"
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Machinery unknown

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    Etna - Mount Etna is an active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy, in the Metropolitan City of Catania, between the cities of Messina and Catania. It lies above the convergent plate margin between the African Plate and the Eurasian Plate. It is one of the tallest active volcanoes in Europe, and the tallest peak in Italy south of the Alps.
    Photo - Mount Etna eruptions. (The US Sun newspaper, 21 February 2021)
    Map - Sicily showing location of Mount Etna (Geography in the News)
    Tommy Trampp
    119k USED Etna, dredging in close quarters at Quincy, Il. in June 1911
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Steamboat collection
    John Spivey

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