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USACE Dredge Hyde

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Bottom Row - National Defense Service Medal - Vietnam Service Medal - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1944-45, at Dravo Corp., Neville Island, PA.
  • Launched, in 1945
  • Delivered 1945 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USACE Dredge Hyde
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District
  • During the Vietnam War Hyde dredged rivers and harbors in South Vietnam
  • Decommissioned in 1979
  • Final Disposition, reefed of North Carolina coast in 1988
    Displacement 1,194 t.
    Length 216'
    Beam 40'
    Depth of Hold 15' 6"
    Draft 12' 9"
    Complement 30
    Hopper Capacity 6275 cu yds
    Dredging Depth 45'
    Dredging Pipes 2
    two 1,400hp General Motors diesel engines driving two electric motors generating 1398Kw
    two propeller shafts

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    207k USACE Dredge Hyde underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District Photo # J-136A
    Tommy Trampp
    329k USACE Dredge Hyde working Mare Island Channel, 21 August 1957.
    Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
    Darryl Baker

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