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USED Dredge Dan C. Kingman

Seagoing Hopper Dredge:
  • Built in 1924 by Sun Shipbuilding, Chester, PA.
  • Launched 1924
  • Placed in commission by the US Army Corps of Engineers, as USED Dredge Dan C. Kingman
  • Decommissioned in 1953 at Lake Washington Ship Channel Locksite
  • Custody transferred, 39 July 1953, to the General Accounting Administration as excess to US Army needs
  • Sold in 1954 to the Port Authority, Thailand, renamed Sandon 3 reflagged Thailand
  • Sold in 1957, renamed Dan C. Kingman
  • Sold in 1962 to Hall Contracting Ltd, renamed A.A. Raymond
  • Final Disposition sold for scrapping in 1971
    Displacement 3,400 t.
    Length 268'
    Beam 46'
    Draft 23'
    Officers 13
    Crew 37
    light 13 mph
    loaded 10.5 mph
    Hopper Capacity 1440cu yds
    Pumping Machinery one 1,000bhp McIntosh and Seymour diesel engine driving one 800hp Westinghouse motor
    Dredging Pump
    Inside diameter of suction pipe 26"
    Inside diameter of discharge pump 26"
    Dredging Depth
    Maximum 50'
    Minimum 22'
    Drags, one New York type in center
    two 1,000bhp McIntosh and Seymour diesel engines driving two 1,000rpm 800hp H.P. motors 110rpm
    two propeller shafts

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    US Army Corps of Engineer Dredge Dan C. Kingman
    Dan C. Kingman
    Maj. Dan C. Kingman 4th Nashville District Corps of Engineers Commander, 1 June 1898 to 31 March 1899 and
    Brig. General Chief of Engineers, 1913-1916
    Tommy Trampp
    Dan C. Kingman
    84k USED Dredge Dan C. Kingman moored pierside in a shipyard, dates and location unknown. John Spivey
    Dan C. Kingman
    Dan C. Kingman
    75k USED Dredge Dan C. Kingman underway, dates and location unknown. US Army COE Digital Library
    Dan C. Kingman
    56k USED Dredge Dan C. Kingman dredging on Falval Bar, Columbia, River, 21 December 1937. US Army COE Digital Library
    Dan C. Kingman
    253k USED Dredge Dan C. Kingman drydocked, date and location unknown. David Wright
    Commercial Service
    Dan C. Kingman
    67k Ex-USED Dan C. Kingman underway while in commercial service as the Hall Contracting Ltd, dredge A.A. Raymond
    Dan C. Kingman
    37k A.A. Raymond moored pierside, date and location unknown

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