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Oil Barge No. 36 (1918 - 1920)
Curacao (ID-2269) (1917 - 1918)
Wood-hulled Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
Built by Thomas M. Favre, Gulfport, MS
Completed as wooden hull oil barge Curacao for S.E.L. Madura and Sons, Curacao, Dutch West Indies, 1917
Commandeered by U.S. Shipping Board for Navy, 24 September 1917
Assigned Navy registry number ID-2269
Placed in service as Fuel Oil Barge No. 36 at New Orleans, February 1918
Used for fuel storage at Bermuda, March 1918 - March 1919
Used for fuel storage at Charleston Mavy yard, April 1919 - 1920
Classified YO-36, 17 July 1920
Ordered appraised for sale, 30 December 1920
Struck from Naval Register, 02 February 1921
Sold to A. Hudson, New York, NY, 05 August 1921
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 1961.6 gross tons
Length 201' 7"
Beam 41' 4"
Draft 13' 9"
Cargo Capacity unknown
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||Civilian self-propelled oil barge Curacao, possibly photographed when she was inspected by the Eighth Naval District, 19 February 1918.
Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 102836
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Last Updated 04 September 2020
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