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Oil Barge No. 10 (1914 - 1920)
Water Barge No. 2 (1907 - 1914)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Spanish Campaign Medal - World War I Victory Medal
Acquired Water Barge / Fuel Barge:
  • Built by American Steel Barge Co. Superior, WI (YN 2)
  • Completed for Standard Oil Co., New York, NY as S.O. Co. No. 75 (ON 116666), June 1895
  • Sold to the US Navy Bureau of Equipment and designated Water Barge No. 2, 01 August 1898
  • Allocated to Culebra, Puerto Rico, 1898 - 1911
  • Reassigned to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1911 - 1914
  • Reassigned to Key West, FL, for conversion to fuel oil barge, designated Fuel Oil Barge No. 10, 25 February 1914
  • Determined by Board of Survey as too old for repair, 11 July 1919,
  • Board of Survey recommended stripping and hull be sold for scrap, 11 February 1920
  • Ordered to be held at Key West for emergencies until replaced, 09 April 1920
  • Designated YO-10, 17 July 1920
  • Sold to Petroleum Navigation Co., Houston, TX, renamed Petroleum No. 1, 1929
  • Sold to American Republics Corp., 1943
  • Final Disposition, scrapped 1948
    Hull steel
    Displacement 793 tons
    Length 170'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 17'
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion unknown

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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