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USACE Dredge Davison


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 Davison
  • Davison saw service in both Korea and Vietnam
  • Decommissioned in 1961
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    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
    Propulsion
    two 1,400hp General Motors diesel engines driving two electric motors generating 1398Kw
    two propeller shafts

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    Davison
    30266101
    249k USACE Dredge Davison underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers Photo
    Tommy Trampp
    Davison
    30266102
    44k USACE Dredge Davison underway, date and location unknown
    US Army Corp of Engineers Photo
    Dredgepoint.org
    Davison
    30266103
    65k USACE Dredge Davison dredging, date and location unknown
    History of the Portland District Corps of Engineers 1871 1969
    John Spivey
    Davison
    30266104
    64k USACE Dredge Davison dredging, date and location unknown
    US Army Corp of Engineers Digital LIbrary
     
    Davison
    30266105
    131k USACE Dredge Davison steaming back into the channel after making a discharge run at Qui Nhon, Vietnam, 9 November 1966
    US Army Corp of Engineers Floating Plant: Historical Images of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers "Fleet"
     

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