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USED Dredge General Chittenden (I)

Non Self-Propelled Cutterhead Dredge:
  • Built in 1938 at US Army Engineers Office, Omaha NE.
  • Launched, in 1938
  • Placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as General Chittenden
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 210 t.
    Length 103'
    Beam 34'
    Draft 2'4"
    Complement unknown
    Pumping Machinery
    14" suction
    12" discharge, 6,000 yds per 24 hour period
    Propulsion unknown
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    Generl Chittenden
    Hiram Martin Chittenden (October 25, 1858 October 9, 1917) was an American engineer and historian. A graduate of West Point, he was the Seattle district engineer for the Army Corps of Engineers from 1906 to 1908). Chittenden was one of the first three elected Port Commissioners at the Port of Seattle. He also helped found the Pacific Coast Association of Port Authorities, later known as the Association of Pacific Ports in 1913. The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle are named in his honor
    Tommy Trampp
    Generl Chittenden
    556k General Chittenden dredging in 1939, location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo # 52884
    Tommy Trampp
    Generl Chittenden
    266k General Chittenden dredging in 1939, location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    Tommy Trampp

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