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USED Atlantic

Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1904, at Maryland Steel, Sparrows Point, MD.
  • Launched, in 1904
  • Delivered 1904 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Atlantic
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold, date unknown, renamed Megas
  • Rebuilt at Jacksonville, FL. as a tugboat in 1919
  • Sold in 1924 to Cherbourg Rescue Society, renamed Landemer, reflagged France, rebuilt as a ferry for disembarking United States Line ships
  • Seized by British at Southampton, 17 July 1940
  • Final Disposition, scrapped June 1968 at Toulon, France
    Displacement 355 t.
    Length 149'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 12'
    Complement unknown
    Hopper Capacity unknown
    Dredging Depth unknown
    Dredging Pipes unknown
    one John Red & Son reciprocating steam engine, 850hp
    two propeller shafts

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