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Callan Marine Launches 28” Cutter Suction Dredge General Bradley

Posted on April 20, 2022

GALVESTON, TX – April 13, 2022 – Callan Marine proudly announces the launch of its newest fleet asset, the 28” cutter suction dredge named The General Bradley. The General Bradley launches from Morgan City, Louisiana in Q2 of 2022.

At an impressive 341’ feet in length and 52’ feet wide, The General Bradley will have a maximum digging depth of 60 feet and a dredge pipe diameter of 28” inches. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard in Morgan City, LA, the diesel-electric driven General Bradley will be equipped with three ABC 12DZC engines that supply 9,260 horsepower combined. It will also feature advanced production automation and monitoring systems.

“Our commitment to service along the Gulf Coast is unmatched,” stated Maxie McGuire, President of Callan Marine. “The General Bradley demonstrates our belief in the ship channels and river systems that move our nations cargo and the need for maintenance dredging for years to come. This exciting dredge features the latest technology and expands the capabilities of Callan’s fleet substantially.”

The General Bradley will join the ranks of Callan Marine’s other dredges: the 32” General MacArthur, the 18” General Pershing, the 16” General Patton, and the 12” General Eisenhower. The 18” CSD General Marshall, 32” General Arnold, and trailing suction hopper dredge Admiral Nimitz remain on the construction timeline for Callan Marine as well.

Callan Marine, LTD. is a Texas-based, family-owned dredging and marine construction business founded in 2009. Callan Marine performs dredging and marine construction projects for both private and public clients by providing services to restore berthing depths for ship docks, navigation channels, or otherwise facilitate transportation in our nation’s waterways.

For additional media or company information, please visit the Callan Marine website or contact Liz Rogers at info @ or (409) 771-0051.


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