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USED Dredge Cumberland

Self Propelled Dredge:
  • Laid down in 1902 as the wood hull dredge Cumberland for the US Army Engineers by George A. Gilchrist, Belfast ME.
  • Launched, 20 September 1903
  • Delivered in 1903
  • Assigned to US Army Engineers District, unknown
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USED Dredge Cumberland, dates unknown
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 498 t.
    Length 200'
    Beam 40'
    Draft unknown
    Dept of Hold 20'
    Speed 12kts
    Capacity 1000 t.
    Suctions Pipes two 18"
    Pump Motors two 40hp rotary pumps
    Complement 20 officers and men
    two 125 psi Scotch boilers 14 x 12', each with two 42" furnaces
    Portland vertical compound condensing steam engine
    single 9.6' screw with 10' pitch

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    128k Dredge Cumberland on the builders, ways 20 September 1903, ready for launching at the shipyard of George A. Gilchrist, Belfast ME.
    Belfast Historical Society & Museum
    John Spivey

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