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Freight Lighter No. 126
ex-Catherine (ID 3059)

Covered Lighter:

  • Built in 1904
  • Acquired by the Navy 21 June 1918 from the Chelsea Leterage Co. of New Yorkand placed in service as Catherine (ID 3059)
  • Reclassified Freight Lighter No. 126
  • Her Navy career appears to have ended by mid-1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 620 t.
  • Length 108'
  • Beam 32' 6"
  • Capacity 550 t.
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    Catherine 79k View of Catherine's deckhouse.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99886
    Naval Historical Center

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