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YF-93
ex-Freight Lighter No. 93
ex-Barge No. 70 (ID 2678)


Barge:

  • Built in 1918 by the Harry Cossey Shipyard, Tottenville, NY for the Moran Towing and Transportation Company of New York City
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1918 and placed in service as Barge No. 70 (ID 2678)
  • Renamed Freight Lighter No. 93
  • Classified as YF-93 in 1920
  • Disposed of in 1947.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 674 t.
  • Length 100'
  • Beam 32'
  • Speed non-self propelled.
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    Barge No. 70 141k Under construction at the Harry Cossey Shipyard, Tottenville, New York, in 1918. Barge No. 64 is partially visible in the left background.
    USN Photograph NH 99342
    Naval Historical Center

    There is no DANFS history currently available for Barge No. 70 (ID 2678)
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