side-boom dredge

side-boom dredge

[′sīd ¦büm ′drej]
(naval architecture)
A dredge that carries the discharge in a discharge pipe hung from a boom, a distance of from 200 to 500 feet (60 to 150 meters) directly to port or starboard of the vessel, and there discharges into the atmosphere, dropping vertically from a height of about 50 feet (15 meters) onto the surface of the sea.