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Photographer:Allan RO [View profile]Title:USAV EssayonsAdded:Jan 18, 2011
Captured:April 01, 1983IMO:7739909Hits:1,675
Photo Category: Dredgers
US Army, Dept. of Engineers, dredger Essayons on the Hudson River in New York, 1983.

Launched at Sun Shipbuilding Corp, yard # 565, on 25 August 1949, she was commissioned in January 1950. At the time of her build she was the largest dredger in the world.

She arrived at Alang in India on 16 May 1992 to be broken up by Bharat Shipbreaking Corp

photo : New York, 04:1983
photo : Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions 1983/2011
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Technical Data
Vessel type:Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger
Gross tonnage:11,903 tons
Summer DWT:7,409 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1949
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Allan RO on Jan 18, 2011 18:18 (9 years ago)
Hi Magogman

There is also a newer dredger carrying the same name of which there are seveal shots on site.

Magogman on Jan 18, 2011 18:07 (9 years ago)
This has nothing to do with the photo but the name of the ship is also the motto of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and also the name of one of their tugs, now retired I believe.
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