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Coal Barge No. 421
ex-Annie B. Embry (ID 2401)

Coal Barge:

  • Built in 1905 at Elkton, MD
  • Acquired by the Navy in May 1918
  • Placed in service in 1918
  • Placed out of service in 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 431 t.
  • Non-self propelled.
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    Annie B. Embry 87k In port, possibly in the Norfolk, Virginia, area on 3 March 1918, when she was inspected by the Fifth Naval District. The barge at right is Violet, which was assigned registry ID 2395 and reportedly later became Navy Coal Barge No. 420.
    U.S. Navy photos NH 99305 and NH 99307
    Naval Historical Center
    Violet 102k

    There is no DANFS history currently available for Annie B. Embry (ID 2401)
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