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ex-Coal Barge No. 426
ex-Christiana (ID 2396)

Coal Barge:

  • Built in 1901 at Elkton, MD for the Southern Transportation Co. of Philadelphia, PA
  • Acquired by the Navy in May 1918
  • Placed in service as Christiana (ID 2396)
  • Renamed Coal Barge No. 426
  • Reclassified YC-426
  • Placed out of service in late 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 363 t.
  • Non-self propelled.
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    Christiana 58k In port, possibly when inspected by the Fifth Naval District on 12 March 1918
    U.S. Navy photo NH 102815
    Naval Historical Center

    There is no DANFS history currently available for Christiana (ID 2396)
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