Lorraine Hooks on Tow

Lorraine Hooks on Tow

Yesterday, the hull of our new 27-inch cutter suction dredge Lorraine Hooks began its tow from Galveston to Houston. There, at Southwest Shipyard’s Brady Island, it will get dry-docked, sandblasted, and painted. We look forward to seeing her outfitted with the “Mike...
A successful launch for the Lorraine Hooks!

A successful launch for the Lorraine Hooks!

A successful launch for the new Mike Hooks, LLC dredge Lorraine Hooks at Southwest Shipyard, LP in Galveston yesterday! Yesterday, at Southwest Shipyard, LP in Galveston, we celebrated the launch of our new 27-inch cutter suction dredge “Lorraine Hooks,”...
Dredge 32 (Grafton)

Dredge 32 (Grafton)

Originally built in 1932, the Dredge 32 is believed to be the oldest cutter suction dredge in operation in the United States. The following is a brief account of its history according to current Captain (J. Curtis “Monkey” Savoie) and Deck Captain (Ricky...

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