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YC-79 / YO-13


Steel-hulled Coal Barge / Fuel Oil Barge:
  • Built in 1903 as a coal barge (place unknown)
  • Launched (date unknown)
  • Placed in service as Coal Barge # 79 in the 1st Naval District
  • Converted to a Fuel Oil Barge at Portsmouth, N.H., in 1915, assigned to the 1st Naval District, Navy Yard Portsmouth, Kittery, ME.
  • Designated YO-13, in July 1920
  • Allocated to the 1st Naval District
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 108' 0"
    Beam 22' 4½"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 2,090 bbls.
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion unknown

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    YO-13 78k YO-13 is in the far background of this photo of Squalus (SS-192) fitting out, at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME., 5 October 1938.
    US Navy photo # 19-N-109859 a Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
    US Naval Historical Center

    There is no DANFS history record for YC-79 / YO-13 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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    Last Updated 20 October 2006