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Coal Barge No. 514
ex-Bessie (SP 1755)

Barge: Built in 1899 at Gildersleeve, CT; Acquired by the Navy 1 November 1917 and placed in service as Bessie (SP 1755); Renamed SP-1755, 11 April 1918; Renamed Coal Barge No. 514; Returned to her owner, McWilliams Brothers, New York, NY, 27 October 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 338; Length unknown; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed non-self propelled; Complement unknown; Armament none.

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Bessie 84k In port, prior to her World War I era Navy service.
U.S. Navy photo NH 99349
Naval Historical Center

There is no DANFS history currently available for Coal Barge No. 514.
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