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USED Crane Barge Hercules

WWII - International Radio Call Sign:
Able - Easy - Dog - Dox
Crane Barge:
  • Built in 1941 as the steel non self-propelled Crane Barge Hercules at Treadwell Construction, Midland, PA.
  • Launched in 1941
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in 1941
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District and to the US Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District
  • Commissioned in 1941 as USED Hercules
  • Deommissioned, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, date unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 112'0"
    Beam 40'0"
    Max. Draft 4'10"
    Hull Depth8'0"
    Boom, Max. Radius 11'0", Above Water 35'0"
    Steam Hoist Motor 85hp, Capacity 125 t.
    Spuds, 3
    Vertical Clearance Required 46'5"
    Crew unknown

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    76k USED Crane Barge Hercules tied up to a larger vessel, date and location unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Digital Library
    John Spivey

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