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Vessel Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers
Vessel Builder: Built in Point Pleasant West Virginia
Vessel Operation Team: USACE Vicksburg District, Vicksburg, MS

Vessel Particulars

  • Length Overall: 274’ 
  • Breadth: 53' 
  • Hull Depth: 9'- 9" 
  • Draft: 7' - 6" 
  • Displacement: 2300 tons
  • Fuel Capacity: 45,000
  • Potable water: 10,000
  • Accommodations: 51
  • Original Year Built: 1933
  • Suction Pipe Dia.: 38" 
  • Discharge Pipe Dia.: 32" 

New Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features

  • Main Generators: 3 ea 1675 KW 2550 HP
  • Propulsion Motors: 2 ea. 1200 hp 
  • Propulsion Reduction Gears: 4.5 to 1
  • In-Port Generator: 600 amp 12 92V Detroit
  • Motor Generator Set Reliance: 98%
  • Steering: Electric over HYD Skipper
  • Dredge Pump Motors:2 Ea 1200 HP 
  • Dredge Pump Reduction Gear: 3.865 to 1
  • Dredge Pump Impellor: 12’ 
  • Propellers: 84” four blade Rolls Royce  
  • Stern Section: Frames 0-30 replaced with Towboat style stern and Kort Nozzles
  • New dredge ladder and lifting frame installed to increase dredging depth to 70 feet