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 Omega

International Radio Call Sign:
Whiskey - Yankee - Charlie - Victor
Cutterhead Dredge:
  • Built in 1896, at Dravo Corps., Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Launched, in 1896
  • Delivered 1896 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Dredge Omega
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District
  • Rebuilt in 1935 by Memphis District Corps of Engineers
  • Machinery and boiler taken from old dredge Omega
  • Hull and main deckhouse built by McClintic-Marshall
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 960 long tons.(lt)
    Length 172'
    Beam 44' p½"
    Draft 8'3"
    Complement unknown
    Dredging Machinery
    one boiler
    one 900 h.p. triple expansion steam engine driving 23" suction by 18" discharge
    Click On Image
    For Full Size Image
    Size Image Description Source
    364k USED Dredge Omega dredging, 13 October 1948, location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District Photo # 7741-1
    Tommy Trampp
    317k USED Dredge Omega underway, 23 March 1949, location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District Photo # 7975-1
    Tommy Trampp
    85k USED Towboat Choctaw astern of USED Dredge Omega preparing to get underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library, collection of CAPT. Forrest Harrison
    USED Digitail Library

    There is no history available for USED Dredge Omega 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 26 May 2023