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USED Dredge Navesink

Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1908, at Maryland Steel, Sparrow Point, MD.
  • Launched, in 1908
  • Delivered 1908 christened and placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Dredge Navesink
  • Assigned to the US Army Corp of Engineers New York District
  • Sunk by collision, 7 May 1928, with freighter SS Swinburne in the Narrows off Clifton, Staten Island, N.Y. with the loss of 18 crewmembers
  • Raised, 27 September 1928
  • Repairs and construction completed 1 March 1929
  • Placed out of US Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 3,911 t.
    Length 290'
    Beam 48'
    Draft 28'
    Complement unknown
    Hopper Capacity unknown
    Dredging Depth unknown
    Dredging Pipes unknown
    two reciprocating steam engines, 1,485hp
    two propeller shafts

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    59k USED Dredge Navesink dredging in 1938, location unknown.
    US Army Corp of Engineers Digitial Library
    John Spivey

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