US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

USACE CRANE BARGE “GRAVEL SPREADER 1101”

Commissioned February 2012

Published Aug. 3, 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Marine Design Center managed the design and construction of the USACE CRANE BARGE “GRAVEL SPREADER 1101.” The vessel was commissioned in February of 2012.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Marine Design Center managed the design and construction of the USACE CRANE BARGE “GRAVEL SPREADER 1101.” The vessel was commissioned in February of 2012.

Vessel Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers
Builder: Steelways., Newburgh, NY
Project Delivery Team: USACE Marine Design Center and Memphis District
Vessel Operation Team: USACE Memphis District – Memphis TN
Vessel Certification: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Class A1, Barge, River Service, Reinforcement “B.”  Crane Service is annotated in “Column 5.”

Vessel Particulars

  • Length Overall: 200’- 0” 
  • Air draft: 62’- 0”
  • Breadth: 50’- 0” 
  • Fuel Capacity: 33,000 Gallons
  • Hull Depth: 9’ -0” 
  • Potable Water: 2,140 Gallons
  • Draft Light Ship: 3’- 0” 
  • Spuds: 3’x 3’x 60’ Four (4) side-entry
  • Lightship Displacement: 766.36 
  • Long tons Design 
  • Design Crane:   LinkBelt LH 218

Machinery, Equipment, and Special Features

  • Generators (2): Caterpillar C9  - 175 kW, 480V 
  • Switchboard: Industrial Power Systems INC., Jacksonville, FL 32204 
  • Hydraulic System: Applied Hydraulic Services Corporation, Chicago, IL 60612 
  • Skiff Crane: Hydra Pro HP20/2T 
  • Spud winches: Pullmaster, Model 50 Freefall 
  • Ramp winch: Lantec, LWS160B 
  • Air Compressor: Quincy, QR-25 Series; model F350, 40 SCFM @ 125 psig 
  • Boarding Ramp: 20’x 30’ with 5 parts of 7/8” wire