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Coal Barge No. 425
ex-Diascond (ID 2385)


Barge: Built in 1896 at Elkton, MD for the Southern Transportation Co. of Philadelphia, PA; Acquired by the Navy 4 May 1918; Placed in service as Diascond (ID 2385); Renamed Coal Barge No. 425; Returned to her owners in 1919. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 373 t.; Length unknown; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed non-self propelled; Complement unknown; Armament none.


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Diascond 56k In port, possibly when inspected by the Fifth Naval District on 11 March 1918.
U.S. Navy photo NH 103033
Naval Historical Center

There is no DANFS history currently available for Diascond (ID 2385).
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