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USED Dredge Sainte Genevieve

International Radio Call Sign:
Whiskey - Yankee - Delta - Xray
Self Propelled Cutterhead Pipeline Dredge:
  • Built in 1932 by Dravo Construction Co., Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Launched 1932
  • Delivered, commissioned and placed in service as USED Dredge Sainte Genevieve in 1932
  • Assigned to US Army Engineers St. Louis District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • October of 1990, USACE Dredge Sainte Genevieve departed the Quad-Cities to its new home on the banks of the Missouri River at St. Charles where she was going to become the Great River Museum
  • Sank in 1992 near Cairo, IL.
  • Raised, sank again in 1994 in Cape Girardeau, MO.
  • Final Disposition, reportedly scrapped
    Displacement 947 t.
    Length 265'
    Beam 48'
    Draft 8'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    one reciprocating steam engine

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    Ste. Genevieve
    Sainte Genevieve, founded in 1735 by French Canadian colonists and settlers from east of the river, it was the first organized European settlement west of the Mississippi River in present-day Missouri.(Wikipedia)
    U.S. Census 2000 reference map for Sainte. Genevieve in Missouri.
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    Ste. Genevieve
    352k USACE Sainte Genevieve moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers
    Tommy Trampp
    Ste. Genevieve
    110k USACE Sainte Genevieve moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    ©Quad Cities Times photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Ste. Genevieve
    141k Dredges USACE Sainte Genevieve and USACE William M. Black dredge opposite each other in October 1952 building the Kansas City Division channel diversion. An Earth wall 50' wide was left between the two dredges which was blasted out.
    University of Missouri, Saint Louis.
    Tommy Trampp
    Ste. Genevieve
    Ste. Genevieve
    Ste. Genevieve
    97k USACE Dredge Sainte Genevieve dredging a channel, date and location unknown.
    University of Missouri-St. Louis Digital Collection
    Tommy Trampp

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