Wolverine Class Conventional Dredge
Wolverine Class Conventional Dredge
Wolverine Class Conventional Dredge
Wolverine Class Conventional Dredge



At DSC Dredge, we know designing and building the exact custom dredge that will boost your efficiency and lower your costs involves working with you and learning your story. The Wolverine Class is a compact dredge, ideal for sand and gravel producers and construction contractors. 

The Wolverine Class is a compact conventional dredge that offers single-truck portability in most areas of the world and is fully functional with just one operator. The Wolverine can reach dredging depths down to 25 feet (7.6 m) below the surface. It has a maximum particle size of 6 inches (150 mm) and is available with a 10-inch (250 mm) discharge configuration. Custom features and designs available.


Radiator-cooled 440 hp Caterpillar diesel engine—providing power to the dredge pump, cutter drive and hydraulic winches.

Pump Technology

Powerful dredge pump, with service pump for flushing water to the dredge pump packing gland, sending water to the cutter drive bearings and for deck connections.

Base Model

Cast steel cutterhead, designed with six smooth blades—driven by a hydraulic motor that has variable speed capability and is reversible.

Three-section hydraulic pump—provides service to the cutter head motor, swing winches, spud winches and ladder winch.

100-gallon hydraulic system protected by relief valves—equipped with replaceable inline filters.

Dredge Customization

Custom features and designs available.

Custom Conventional Dredge Solutions

Hull Length  50 ft (15.2 m)
Overall Length (with ladder)  68 ft (20.7 m)
Dredging Depth 25 ft (7.6 m)
Hull Depth  4 ft (1.2 m)
Hull Width  11 ft, 6 in (3.5 m)
Hull Draft (approx.)  2 ft (0.6 m)
Overall Height (trucking)  10 ft (3.1 m)
Total Dry Weight (approx.)  56,000 lb (25,402 kg)
Diesel Fuel Capacity  500 gal (1,893 liters)

May 25, 2017

Harbor Town Raises Money, Purchases New Wolverine Dredge after Government Funding Falls Short

Leland, Michigan, on the shores of Lake Michigan, is one of the jewel communities of the state’s Northern Lower Peninsula. Originally developed in the 1800s as a port for the iron mining and lumber industries in the area, which used Lake Michigan as a water route to the Port of Chicago, Leland was an important cog in the Michigan economy. Over the past century, Leland’s role along Lake Michigan changed, and it became a summer boating Mecca and a harbor...

October 14, 2016

Two local contractors in Delta State, Nigeria, recently took delivery of 10-inch Wolverine Class Dredges, designed and manufactured by DSC Dredge at its Greenbush, Michigan, facility. A Delta State government plan has been put into motion to provide multi-millions of cubic meters of sand to be used for infrastructure improvement, while alleviating flooding problems. Dredging is the perfect solution to capture this sand as a valuable resource, and put it to use in the Asaba city center and outlying areas. 

July 14, 2016

Desarrolladora La Ribera, S. de R.L. de C.V., La Ribera, Baja, Mexico, developers of the area’s new Costa Palma private beachfront resort community and marina, recently took delivery and received training in the operation of a 10-inch Wolverine Class Dredge, designed and manufactured by DSC Dredge at its Greenbush, Michigan, USA, facility.

June 15, 2015

Coulee Frac Sand, based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, recently took delivery of a 10-inch Wolverine Class cutter suction dredge by DSC Dredge, LLC. The dredge, which was designed and manufactured at DSC Dredge’s Greenbush, Michigan, facility, is mining sand at the PineCrest Mine on the site of Doc’s Bunkhouse campground, near the town of Merrillan in central Wisconsin. ?As groundwater was encountered 6 feet below ground level, the company proposed mining the material through the use of a hydraulic dredge, with an onsite processing plant.

May 15, 2015

The General Authority for Fish Resources Development (GAFRD) is responsible for Egypt’s fisheries management. Lakes Al Burullus, Al Manzalah and Al Edku are economically important to the country, supporting a large fishery and fish farming sector. Unfortunately, over the years, these lakes had become inundated with silt from construction runoff, and were deteriorated further due to lack of proper channel flow, natural vegetation decay and the effects of man-induced drainage.

October 31, 2014

Barrick Gold Corporation is a global company, located on five continents and involved in projects such as mine operation, advancing exploration and project development. The company acquired the mining rights to the largest operation in Pueblo Viejo, in the Sanchez Ramirez Province of the Dominican Republic. The mine was an open-pit operation, which produced minerals such as gold, silver, copper and limestone.

May 21, 2013

In 2007, the city of Villahermosa in Tabasco, Mexico, experienced a devastating flood. Since then, the federal and state governments—with the assistance of private industry—have launched a program designed to help prevent future flooding in and around the city.?


Examples of how we can customize your dredge

Every Dredge Begins With A Story ... Tell Us Yours