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Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1945, at Dravo Construction, Neville, Island, PA.
  • Launched, in 1945
  • Delivered 1945 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USACE Barth
  • Decommissioned in 1946, date unknown
  • Transferred to the Republic of the Philippines in 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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
    two 1,400hp General Motors diesel engines driving two electric motors generating 1398Kw
    two propeller shafts

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    27k USACE Barth underway during World War II in the Philippines.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Photo
    Tommy Trampp

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