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Luzon (BD-6069)

Barge Derrick, Non Self-propelled:
  • Laid down in 1954 at Dravo Corp, Pittsburgh, PA., as US Army Derrick Barge Luzon (BD-6069) by Dravo Corp
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered, date unknown to US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Placed in service as Luzon (BD-6069)
  • Retired from Army service in 1993
  • Final/Current Disposition, unknown
    Displacement 1,246 t.
    Length 139 ¾ ft.
    Beam 70 ft.
    Draft 9 ft.
    Accommodations 14
    Fuel Capacity 1,627 gals
    Auxiliary Equipment
    Main Generators Twin Caterpillar 208 kW
    Aux Generators Twin Caterpillar 74 kW
    Crane Pedestal Mount Dravo 360 degree slew 150 te @ 20 m radius
    Mooring System 4 point mooring system, independently operated hydraulic winches

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    Luzon - is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines. It is ranked 15th largest in the world by land area. Located in the northern portion of the archipelago, it is the economic and political center of the nation, being home to the country's capital city, Manila, as well as Quezon City, the country's most populous city. With a population of 53 million as of 2015, it contains 52.5% of the country's total population and is the fourth most populous island in the world (Wikipedia)
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