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USED Dredge Frontenac

Non-self-propelled Dipper Dredge:
  • Built in 1891 as the wooden dredge Frontenac for the US Army Engineers, at the George Globe Shipyard, Oswego, N.Y.
  • Launched 1891
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service by the US Army Corp of Engineers, as USED Dredge Frontenac in October 1891
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District
  • Rebuilt in 1910
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, Abandoned. Hull became part of foundation of pier for Oswego Yacht Club prior to 1921.
    Displacement unknown
    Length 75'
    Beam 26'
    Depth of Hull unknown
    Draft 6'
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement unknown
    Machinery unknown
    Propulsion none

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    55k USED Dredge Frontenac moored, date and location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District
    John Spivey

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