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YW-12
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Water Barge No. 12 (1906-1920)


Steel-hulled Water Barge:
  • Built at Norfolk Navy Yard
  • Authorized, 28 January 1905
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and designated Water Barge No. 12, 1906
  • Initally allocated to Norfolk, 1906-1919
  • Reassigned to Seventh Naval District, 1920-early 1930s
  • Reassigned to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, early 1930s-1945
  • Final disposition, to War Shipping Administration (WSA) for disposal, June 1948
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 120' 3"
    Beam 23' 6"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity
    Water 100,000 gallons
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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