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USED Clatsop

Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1908, at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, VA.
  • Launched, in 1908
  • Delivered 1908 and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Clatsop
  • Decommissioned circa 1947
  • Sold in 1947, renamed Sandpilot
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1955
    Displacement 1,800 t.(lt) 2,900 (fl)
    Length 187'
    Beam 38'
    Draft 23'
    Speed 10 kts light, 6 kts loaded
    Officers, 13
    Crew 39
    Hopper Capacity 1,100 cu. ft.
    Dredging Depth Max. 45', Min. 22'
    Dredging Suction Pipe 17.5"
    Dredging Discharge Pipe 19"
    Pumping Engines two compound vertical steam engines
    Drags two New York type
    Fuel Capacity 42,000 gal oil
    one Newport News fore and aft compound steam engine 810hp
    two water tube Emergency Fleet Corp. boilers
    single propeller

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    310k USED Clatsop underway while dredging at Astoria, OR., date unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers photo
    39k USED Clatsop underway date and location unknown.
    Tugster World Press
    John Spivey
    94k USED Clatsop underway on the Columbia River in 1911.
    Oregon Historical Society Digital Collection
    John Spivey
    45k USED Clatsop maintenance dredging Columbia River sand bars, 7 January 1933
    US Army Corps of Engineers Digital Library

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