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Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1946-47, at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, MS.
  • Launched, in 1947
  • Delivered 1947 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USACE Gerig
  • Assigned to US Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1991
    Displacement 4,730 long tons(lt)
    Length 351'
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Hopper Capacity 3060 cu yds
    Complement 78
    two boilers
    two turbo-electric drive steam engines
    two propeller shafts

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    308k USACE Gerig working in Savannah Harbor, 24 August 1956
    US Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District photo # SAS-166-B
    Tommy Trampp
    92k USACE Gerig dredging at Naval Station Mayport, FL. in 1991.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo

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