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Water Barge No. 21 (1908-1920)

Steel-Hulled Water Barge:
  • Built by Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, VA
  • Authorized, date unknown
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, unknown
  • Completed, 1899
  • Redesignated YW-21, 17 July 1920
  • Assigned to US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, at least 1908 - 1920s
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, foundered en route to Guantanamo Bay, June 1926
    Displacement unknown
    Length 50' 0"
    Beam 25' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cargo Capacity
    Water 25,000 gallons
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion none

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