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Water Barge No. 10 (1905-1920)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive - Pearl Harbor) - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
YW-10 Class Self-propelled Water Barge (flush-deck; house riveted construction):
Built by Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA
Laid down, 19 March 1903
Launched, 26 May 1904
Completed as Water Barge No. 10, 1905
Allocated to Puget Sound Navy Yard, 1905-1919
Reassigned to the 14th Naval District in 1919
Designated YW-10, 17 July 1920
YW-10 was present at Pearl Harbor, 07 December 1941
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
To War Shipping Administration (WSA) for disposal, January 1948
Final disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 722 tons
Length 142' 3"
Beam 22' 6"
Draft 10' 9"
Water 141,470 gallons
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||Launch of Water Barge No. 10 at Puget Sound Navy Yard, 26 May 1904; this was the first vessel built at this yard.
Library of Congress photo
||YW-10 outboard of USS Vireo (AM-52) with USS Bobolink (AM-20) off the stern of the battleship USS California (BB-44) assisting in the effort to keep her afloat several days after the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941.
Naval History & Heritage Command photo # NH 95569 (cropped)
||YW-10 moored at head of 1010 Pier, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 09 September 1942.
Naval History & Heritage Command photo # NH 84005 (cropped)
There is no DANFS history for YW-10 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 19 July 2017
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