Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive

USED Dredge Kwasind

Sternwheel Dipper Dredge:
  • Built in 1899 at Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Launched in 1899
  • Delivered to the US Army Engineers 1899
  • Assigned to the US Army Engineers District unknown
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service, date unknown
  • USED Kwasind worked on the upper Tennessee River and tributaries
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 70'
    Beam 22'
    Draft 6'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    reciprocating steam engine(s)

    Click On Image
    For Full Size Image
    Size Image Description Source
    Kwasind - Kwasind was a character in “The Song of Hiawatha,” an 1855 poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Kwasind helped his friend, Hiawatha, to remove roots, sandbars, and sturgeons from rivers and lakes. (
    Tommy Trampp
    120k USED Kwasind working on the Tennessee River, date unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Digital Library
    John Spivey
    84k USED Kwasind working at the shoals where North Chickamauga Creek flowed into the Tennessee at Big Ridge. "Party No 2 worked at North Chickamauga Shoals from July 1 to 28 and October 1 to 11 1919.
    Tommy Trampp

    There is no history available for USED Kwasind at NavSource
    Back To The Navsource Photo Archives Main Page Back To The US Army Ship Index Back To The US Army Dredge Index
    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster.
    This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History
    Last Updated 24 March 2023