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USACE Crane Barge DB-768

Crane Barge, Non Self-propelled:
  • Laid down, date unknown, as US Army Crane Barge DB-768 by Basic Marine, Escanaba, MI.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered in August 2009 to US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Placed in service as DB-768
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District
  • Current Disposition, active
    Displacement 709 t.(lt)
    Length 150'
    Beam 59'6"
    Draft 7'
    Accommodations 0
    Postable Water Capacity 9,870 gals.
    Fuel Capacity 23,250 gals
    Machinery, Equipment and Special Features
    Generator: one Caterpillar C9 Engine + Leroy Somer Alternator LSA 46.2 L6, Marine Generator Set rated 203 kW, 1800 rpm
    Crane Paticulars
    Model: Liebherr Model 1280
    Crane Weight: 500,000 lbs
    Fully Revolving Main Hoist Capacity: 101,500 lbs at 60' radius
    Over Crane End Main Capacity: 109,800 lbs at 60' radius
    Auxiliary Hoist Capacity: 32,800 lbs at "any" radius
    Boom Length(s): 142 Ft and 181 Ft
    Crawlers Length: 29'-9"
    Crawlers Width: 24'-7"
    Crane Tail-swing: 20'-5"

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    257k US Army Crane Barge DB-768, 4 September 2012, and location unknown.
    US Army Corps of Engineers Photo 120904-A-EO314-138
    John Spivey

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