US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

USACE DREDGE POTTER

Repowered October 31, 2001

Published Aug. 31, 2012
The Dredge Potter, owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was repowered by the Marine Design Center in 2001.

The Dredge Potter, owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was repowered by the Marine Design Center in 2001.

Vessel Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers
Vessel Builder: Halter Marine Inc., Gulfport, MS.
Project Management Team: USACE Marine Design Center and St. Louis District
Vessel Operation Team: USACE St. Louis District, St. Louis, MO

Vessel Particulars
Length Overall: 240' - 6"
Breadth: 46'
Hull Depth: 9'- 9"
Draft: 7' - 6"
Displacement: 1600 Ltons
Fuel Capacity: 30,000 Gal.
Potable water: 10,000 Gal.
Accommodations: 45 Crew
Original Year Built: 1932
Suction Pipe Dia.: 38"
Discharge Pipe Dia.: 32"

New Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features
Main Generators: (3) Cat 3516B 1825 kW 600V
Propulsion Motors: (2) GE Electric Motor 1200 hp ea.
Propulsion Reduction Gears: (2) Philadelphia Gear -Ratio 4.6:1
In-Port Generator: Cat 3408C 365 kW, 480V
Motor Generator Set Reliance: 365KW, 600Vinput 480V output
Steering: Marine One. (4) Flanking & (2) Steering Rudders
Dredge Pump Motors: (2) GE Electric Motors 1200 hp ea.
Dredge Pump Reduction Gear: Philadelphia Gear Dual Input, Single Output - Ratio 4.496:1
Dredge Pump Impellor: Mobile Pulley Super Vane
Propellers: (2) 5-Bladed, 81 inches Dia. (Kort Nozzles)
Stern Section: Frames 0-30 replaced with Towboat style stern and Kort Nozzles