VIDEO: Corps’ Dredge Goetz Keeps Navigation Industry Moving

Corps' Dredge Goetz Keeps Navigation Industry Moving

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, Dredge Goetz crew is responsible for managing the 9-foot channel within the district’s boundaries from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa.

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The Dredge Goetz characteristics:

– 225 feet long by 39 feet wide and eight feet deep, with a five-foot draft;

– 22-inch diameter suction pipe with a 20-inch diameter discharge-pipe;

– 4,010 total installed horsepower;

– not self-propelled, like the Dredge Thompson;

– no quarter/berthing facilities.

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Dredging Today Staff, March 6, 2013

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