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Coal Barge No. 430
ex-Barge No. 8 (ID 2876)


Barge: Built in 1917 at Norfolk, VA; Acquired by the Navy in June 1918; Placed in service as Barge No. 8 (ID 2876) in 1918; Renamed Coal Barge No. 430; Placed out of service in 1919; Struck from the Navy list. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 500 t.; Length unknown; Beam unknown; Draft unknown; Speed non-self propelled; Complement unknown; Armament none.


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Barge No. 8 86k In port, possibly on 14 June 1918 when she was inspected by the Fifth Naval District. Several old Bainbridge class destroyers are partially visible in the background.
U.S. Navy photo NH 99336
Naval Historical Center

There is no DANFS history currently available for Coal Barge No. 430.
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