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Water Barge No. 18 (1908-1920)

YW-18 Class Water Barge:
  • Built by New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Authorized, 28 December 1906
  • Laid down, 26 April 1907
  • Launched, 09 June 1908
  • Completed as Water Barge No. 18, 09 November 1908
  • Redesignated YW-18, 17 July 1920
  • Spent entire career assigned to Guantanamo Bay
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, scrapping approved, May 1927
    Displacement unknown
    Length 92' 0"
    Beam 30' 0"
    Draft 7' 9"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cargo Capacity
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion 2-shaft steam

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