The Great Lakes Group


Winter Work Update: USACE Tug CHERAW, Tug DONLON and Deck Barges

At the end of January, Great Lakes Shipyard hauled out two (2) tugs and two (2) barges for the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District. Drydocking, maintenance and repairs for the 109-foot Tug CHERAW and 53-foot Tug DONLON, and the 120-foot Deck Barges BD-6259 and BC-6472 are going as planned. Work includes underwater hull cleaning and maintenance, as well as inspection and testing of propulsion systems; overhaul of sea valves and shaft bearings and assemblies; and other routine cleaning, inspections, maintenance and repairs. In addition, the scope of work includes major overhauls of the propulsion engines, fendering replacements, and major steel renewals.

Photo Gallery: Drydocking & Repairs on Tug CHERAW & Tug DONLON

Photo Gallery: Repairs & Maintenance on Deck Barges

Video: Haul Out

Photo Gallery: Haul Out