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USED Dredge Culebra

Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1906-07 by Maryland Steel, Sparrow Point, MD.
  • Launched 1907
  • Placed in service by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Dredge Culebra
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Panama Canal Zone
  • Sold to Panama, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 3,230 t.
    Length 288'
    Beam 48'
    Draft 25'
    Complement unknown
    two reciprocating steam engines, 1,800hp
    two propeller shafts
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    77k USED Dredge Culebra high and dry out of the water at Naos Island, Panama, 9 January 1908, while her bottom being painted.
    United States Military Academy
    John Spivey
    67k USED Dredge Culebra underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library
    John Spivey
    Hugh L. Scott
    222k USSB Passenger Liners SS President Pierce SS President Taft and USEE Dredge Culebra moored to the quay wall at Mare Island Navy Yard, 31 March 1924. Darryl Baker
    75k USED Dredge Culebra at Savannah, GA., 4 September 1937.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library
    John Spivey
    59k USED Dredge Culebra underway in 1939, location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District
    John Spivey
    67k USED Dredge Culebra departing Savannah, GA. enroute to the James River, VA. in 1947.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library
    John Spivey

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