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USACE Goethals

Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1937-38, at Bethlehem Steel, Quincy, MA.
  • Launched, in 1938
  • Delivered 1938 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USACE Goethals
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 2002
    Displacement 9,000 t.
    Length 460'
    Beam 69'
    Draft 36'
    Complement unknown
    Hopper Capacity 6,278 cu yds
    Dredging Depth 49'
    Dredging Pipes 2
    four Elliot diesel engines driving two electric motors generating 3357Kw
    two propeller shafts

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    57k Bow view of USACE Goethals alongside the Sump Rehandler New Orleans showing discharge pipe from Gothals lowered in position for transfer of material to New Orleans, date and location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District photo by Barrel
    Tommy Trampp
    74k USACE Goethals underway in Cape Cod Sound outbound to sea do dump spoil, date unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    53k USACE Goethals conducting dredging operations on th Hudson River at New York City, date unknown
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo

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