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Photographer:rsgeorge00 [View profile]Title:USAV EssayonsAdded:Sep 01, 2006
Photo Category: Dredgers
The Dredge Essayons is the latest dredge to be built for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Delivered to the Portland District in 1983, the Essayons helps to maintain the entrance bars and harbors on the coasts of California, Oregon, Hawaii and Alaska. Because of its size and dredging depth, the Essayons is automated for operation with an unattended engine room and semiautomatic dragarm handling system. Sophisticated instrumentation allows constant production monitoring and enables the dredge crew to maintain maximum dredging efficiency 24 hours a day. The Essayons is also equipped for direct pumpout. Two crews of 23 each are assigned to the vessel. They work alternately, one week on and one week off."ESSAYONS"Is a French word meaning-"Let Us Try"
Vessel Identification
Technical Data
Vessel type:Dredger
Gross tonnage:7,248 tons
Summer DWT:12,500 tons
Length:110 m
Beam:20 m
Draught:8.5 m

Additional Information
Home port:New Orleans La
Class society:American Bureau Of Shipping
Build year:1982
AIS Information
Last known position:
45°15’58.03” N, 125°2’13.9” W
Speed, course (heading):
4.3kts, 181° (160°)
Arrival:16th Nov 2018
17:00:46 UTC
Last update:
17 days 14 hours ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 August 29th, 14:00:17 UTCColumbia River
2018 August 15th, 00:00:38 UTCColumbia River Bar
2018 July 21st, 14:00:37 UTCColumbia River Mcr
2018 July 21st, 14:00:36 UTCTongue Point
2018 July 21st, 14:00:29 UTCColumbia River Ast
2018 July 21st, 14:00:10 UTCCoos Bay
2018 July 18th, 00:00:06 UTCColumbia River
2018 June 19th, 13:30:03 UTCColriv Astoria
2018 March 13th, 20:00:45 UTCT2 Pdx
2017 November 26th, 00:00:22 UTCLongview
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