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USACE Quad Cities (II)

Heavy-lift Crane Barge:
  • Built, circa 2018 by Conrad Deepwater South Shipyard, Amelia, LA.
  • Launched in 2018
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service as USACE Quad Cities, 13 May 2021
  • Assigned to the US Army Corp of Engineers Rock Island District, Mississippi River Project’s Structures Maintenance fleet
  • USACE Quad Cities was designed specifically for lifting lock and dam gates at Corps of Engineers facilities on the Upper Mississippi River
  • Current Disposition, active in service
    Vessel Particulars:
    Length Overall 300’- 0”
    Breadth 68’-0”
    Hull Depth 12’-0”
    Draft (Des.) 5’-0”
    Air Draft (Des.) 45’-11”
    Displacement ~2,850 Long tons
    Fuel Capacity53,000 Gal.
    Potable Water 9,500 Gal.
    Sewage 9,750 Gal.
    Generators (2) John Deere -150 kW, 480V, 3 Phase
    Deck Winches (8) Patterson 7.5 HP WWP-65E7.5
    Spud Winches (4) 75 HP PDI – 54,000 lbs. line pull

    Crane Particulars:
    Seatrax Series S140, Model S14440, S/N 4825
    Crane Boom 170 Foot to Main Hook
    Main Cap 500 Tons (out to 55’ radius); 276 Tons @ 60’ Fully Revolving w/out ballasting
    Aux Hook Cap 50 Tons (all radii)
    Fast Line Cap 38 Tons (all radii)
    Counterweight 470,000 lbs
    Out of Level 7 degrees crane trim/5 degrees crane list limits
    Crane Engine Caterpillar C27 – 950 HP @ 2,100 RPM
    Folding Gantry stows in approximately 1 minute
    API 2.C Monogrammed and ABS Classed for CRC Notation

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    Quad Cities

    Quad Cities - Is a region of cities (originally four, see History) in the U.S. states of Iowa and Illinois: Davenport and Bettendorf in southeastern Iowa, and Rock Island, Moline and East Moline in northwestern Illinois. A montage of pictures from the Quad City metro area in Iowa and Illinois. Clockwise, the images include: Interstate 74 Bridge between Bettendorf and Moline; East Moline, Illinois; Moline, Illinois; Rock Island, Illinois; Centennial Bridge between Rock Island and Davenport; Davenport, Iowa; and the QC Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa.
    Tommy Trampp
    Quad Cities
    121k Port side pen and ink silhouette drawing of USACE Quad Cities Tommy Trampp
    Quad Cities
    276k USACE Quad Cities moored pierside, 8 January 2020, location unknown.
    U.S. Army Corp of Engineers photo # 200108-A-BZ847-670
    Tommy Trampp
    Quad Cities
    208k USACE Quad Cities christening ceremony at the River Heritage Park, Davenport, Iowa, Thursday, 13 May 2021.
    U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Rock Island District photo # 210504-A-VX113-001
    Tommy Trampp
    Quad Cities
    70k USACE Quad Cities and USACE Towboat Quincy at the River Heritage Park, Davenport, Iowa, Thursday, 13 May 2021
    U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Rock Island District photo
    Tommy Trampp

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