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USED Dredge Kappa

Sidewheel Dredge:
  • Built in 1901, location unknown
  • Launched in 1901
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Dredge Kappa in 1900
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 600 t.
    Length 199'
    Beam 44'
    Depth of Hull 7'
    Draft Forward 4'4", Aft 4'5"
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement unknown
    Pumping Engine, tandem compound steam engine, 15in. x30in. x 24in.
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    90k USED Dredge Kappa tied up to the river bank, 30 June 1927, location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Digital Library
    John Spivey
    Arkansas (I)
    40k Flood scene, location and date unknown; front left of photo stern-wheel USED Towboat Vulcan; rear left; side-wheel USED Dredge Kappa; right front stern-wheel snagboat USED Arkansas (I)
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Library
    John Spivey
    114k USED Dredge Kappa dredging a channel, date and location unknown
    University of Missouri-St. Louis Digital Collection
    John Spivey

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