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Sicily (BD-6071)

Barge Derrick, Non Self-propelled:
  • Laid down in 1954 at Dravo Corp, Pittsburgh, PA., as US Army Derrick Barge Sicily (BD-6071) by Dravo Corp
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered, date unknown to US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Placed in service as Sicily (BD-6071)
  • Retired from Army service in 1991
  • Final Disposition fate 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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