Name: Columbia
IMO number: 7428263
Type: Trailing suction hopper dredger
Owner: Dutra Group
Built by: Boston Naval Shipyard, Boston
Year: 1944

Total installed power: kW
Hopper capacity: 3.326 m3
Loading capacity: ton
Length o.a.: 100,6 m
Length b.p.: 94,5 m
Breadth: 15,2 m
Draught: 5,0 m
Speed: 13,0 kn
Suction pipes: 1 x 711 mm
Dredging depth: 19,8 m

-Originally built as a navy vehicle / tank landing craft under the name LST-987 in 1944.
-Converted into a trailing suction hopper dredger and renamed Esperance III in 1973.
-Renamed Columbus in 1986.
-Renamed Columbia in 2000.