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Pine Ridge (BD-6073)

Barge Derrick, Non Self-propelled:
  • Laid down in 1954 at Dravo Corp, Pittsburgh, PA., as US Army Derrick Barge Pine Ridge (BD-6073) by Dravo Corp
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered, date unknown to US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Placed in service as Pine Ridge (BD-6073)
  • Retired from Army service in 2002
  • Sold, date unknown, renamed Apache
  • Current Disposition, active in United Kingdom
    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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    Pine Ridge
    Pine Ridge - The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is an Oglala Lakota Indian reservation located in the U.S. state of South Dakota snd Nebraska. Originally included within the territory of the Great Sioux Reservation, Pine Ridge was created by the Act of March 2, 1889, 25 Stat. 888. in the southwest corner of South Dakota on the Nebraska border. It consists of 3,468.85 sq miles of land area and is one of the largest reservations in the United States. (Wikipedia)
    Photo - The Great Sioux Reservation. "1888 Map showing the location of the Indian reservations within the limits of the United States and territories, compiled from official and other authentic sources, under the direction of the Hon. Jno. H. Oberly, Commissioner of Indian Affairs; Wm. H. Rowe, draughtsman." The reservation was established in Dakota by the Treaty of Fort Laramie (1868). Primeau -, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Tommy Trampp
    Pine Ridge
    133k Ex-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Crane Barge Pine Ridge (BD-6073) moored at Hythe, Southampton. U.K., April 2002
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    John Spivey
    Pine Ridge
    116k Ex-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Crane Barge Pine Ridge (BD-6073), renamed Apache, moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    John Spivey

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