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For the first time ever, the debris vessel SNELL and special purpose vessel CURRITUCK worked in tandem to remove boulders from a federal channel at Narragansett Bay in Connecticut. The SNELL lifted boulders that weighed up to 15 tons from the channel and placed them into the CURRITUCK to be carried away from the channel.
Vessels SNELL and CURRITUCK Remove Boulders in Conn.
For the first time ever, the debris vessel SNELL and special purpose vessel CURRITUCK worked in tandem to remove boulders from a federal channel at Narragansett Bay in Connecticut. The SNELL lifted boulders that weighed up to 15 tons from the channel and placed them into the CURRITUCK to be carried away.
USACE South Atlantic Division's highest ranking enlisted Soldier, Command Sergeant Major Michael McIntosh, center, asks civil engineer Rolando Serrano, right, questions about dredging operations on the Cape Fear River. The federal channel needs periodic maintenance to allow container ships an unobstructed route from the Atlantic Ocean to the Port of Wilmington. (USACE photo by Hank Heusinkveld)
Up Close Observation of Cape Fear River Dredging Operations
The South Atlantic Division's highest ranking enlisted Soldier, Command Sergeant Major Michael McIntosh asks civil engineer Rolando Serrano about maintenance dredging operations on the Cape Fear River. The federal channel allows container ships to travel safely from the Atlantic Ocean to the Port of Wilmington.
1st Lt. Bryan Underwood discusses surveying methods with students at Jacksonville High School during a recent Science, Technology, Enginering and Math (STEM) outreach visit. A U.S. Army combat engineer officer, Underwood has a bachelors degree in civil engineering. (USACE photo by Hank Heusinkveld)
District Reaches Out to Future Scientists and Engineers
1st Lt. Bryan Underwood discusses surveying methods with students at Jacksonville High School during a recent Science, Technology, Enginering and Math (STEM) outreach visit. A U.S. Army combat engineer officer, Underwood has a bachelors degree in civil engineering. (USACE photo by Hank Heusinkveld)

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