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Barcelo (YT-105)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Spanish Campaign Medal

District Harbor Tug:
  • Built as the composite hull steam launch Barcelo, date and location unknown 1
  • Launched (date unknown)
  • Captured by the crew of Petrel (Gunboat No. 2) at Cavite Navy Yard, Philippines, 01 May 1898
  • Commissioned USS Barcelo, 13 August 1898, Naval Cadet William R. White in command
  • Designated District Harbor Tug YT-105, 17 July 1920
  • Decommissioned (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Ordered sold, 08 June 1922
  • Sold to Rogaciano A. Cosio of Manila, 11 September 1923
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    1. DANFS is incorrect in describing this vessel as the Spanish Barcelo built by Le Normand in 1886. That vessel, a 2nd class torpedo boat, never left Spanish waters and was stricken in 1915. Various issues of Ship's Data, U.S. Naval Vessels describe the American Barcelo as a steam launch with the dimensions given below.
    Displacement unknown
    Length 69' 10"
    Beam 12' 8"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion steam

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