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ex-Ammunition Lighter No. 30
ex-Hercules (ID 3190)

Ammunition Lighter:

  • The third Hercules was built in 1906 by Kelly, Spear and Co., Bath, ME
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1918 from the Boston Sand and Gravel Co. and placed in service as Hercules (ID 3190)
  • Renamed Ammunition Lighter No. 30 in 1920
  • Designated YE-30
  • Placed out of service 2 August 1922 and struck from the Navy list
  • Sold 24 March 1923 to Charles Reineke of New York City
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 233 t.
  • Length 111' 30"
  • Beam 32'
  • Capacity 300 t.
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