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Coal Barge No. 518
ex-Dolphin (ID 1314)


Coal Barge: Laid down as Dolphin in 1903. In 1917, when she was owned by the C.F. Harms Company of New York City, she was inspected by the Third Naval District and assigned the registry ID-1314. Chartered by the Navy 3 November 1917, she was employed for the rest of World War I, and for several months afterwards, as Coal Barge No. 518. Returned to her owners, the C.F. Harms Company of New York City, 20 August 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 408 t.; Length unknown; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed non-self propelled; Complement unknown; Armament none.


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Coal Batge No. 518 102k In port, possibly when she was inspected by the Third Naval District, circa 1917.
U.S. Navy Photo NH 103472
Naval Historical Center
Coal Batge No. 518 106k Barge Dolphin (ID-1314, also known as Coal Barge No. 518) with USS Bagley (Torpedo Boat No. 24) alongside, in a New York City area yacht basin circa 1917-1918. Partially visible at right is USS Freelance (SP-830). Another patrol vessel (converted yacht) and a tug are in the right background.
Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2007
Naval Historical Center photo NH 104426
Robert Hurst

There is no DANFS history currently available for Coal Barge No. 518.
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