Friday, June 10, 2016

Dredge Report

Posted By on Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 11:59 AM

click to enlarge A stitched-together panorama of the Bayport. - GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH
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  • A stitched-together panorama of the Bayport.
The Journal tagged along with North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman and the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Conservation and Recreation District earlier this week on a visit to the dredge Bayport, which is clearing winter storm shoaling that made Humboldt Bay's entrance super dangerous and prevented several cargo ships from docking this spring.

click to enlarge Huffman was joined by Harbor District commissioners Mike Wilson and Larry Doss. Bar Pilot Tim Petrusha piloted the fire boat shared by the Harbor District and Humboldt Bay Fire. - GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH
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  • Huffman was joined by Harbor District commissioners Mike Wilson and Larry Doss. Bar Pilot Tim Petrusha piloted the fire boat shared by the Harbor District and Humboldt Bay Fire.
click to enlarge Petrusha closes in on the Bayport, which was dredging the inland portion of the entrance channel. - GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH
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  • Petrusha closes in on the Bayport, which was dredging the inland portion of the entrance channel.
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click to enlarge The channel work, overseen by the Army Corps of Engineers, was originally supposed to be done by the dredge Essayons, but the channel was too shallow for the boat to do the work so the Bayport was hired for the job. - GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH
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  • The channel work, overseen by the Army Corps of Engineers, was originally supposed to be done by the dredge Essayons, but the channel was too shallow for the boat to do the work so the Bayport was hired for the job.
click to enlarge Dredging is expected to take another several weeks. - GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH
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  • Dredging is expected to take another several weeks.
click to enlarge This map shows the entrance channel and the areas being dredged. - GRANT SCOTT-GOFORTH
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  • This map shows the entrance channel and the areas being dredged.

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