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USED Derrick Boat No. 51

Non-self Propeller Derrick Boat:
  • Built in 1952 as the steel hulled non self-propelled Derrick Boat No. 51 by Wiley Manufacturing Co. Port Deposit, MD.,
  • Launched in 1952
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1952
  • Assigned to the US Army Corp of Engineers Philadelphia District
  • Placed in service as USED Derrick Boat No. 51 in 1952
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 60'9"
    Beam 24'9"
    Depth 6'3"
    Derrick Particulars
    Engine 88 hp Caterpiller Diesel
    Lift Capacity 10 t.
    Beam Length 48'
    Radius 44'
    Lift Above Water 52'
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    Derrickboat No. 51
    55k USED Derrick Boat No. 51, 6 July 1953, location unknown
    US Army Corp of Engineers Philadelphia District
    John Spivey

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