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YW-60 (1941 - 1946)
Non-self-propelled Water Barge:
Built by Eureka Shipbuilding, Newburgh, NY
Contract awarded, 21 August 1942
Laid down, 13 November 1942
Launched, 27 February 1943
Placed in service as YW-60, 09 March 1943
Initially allocated to Fifth Naval District at Norfolk
During Wordl War II operated at NOB Bermuda
Redesignated YWN-60, May 1946
Reclassified Sludge Removal Barge YSR-46, date unknown
Reclassified Oil Storage Barge YOS-33, October 1971
Final disposition, active at Norfolk NSY
Length 165' 0"
Beam 35' 0"
Capacity 312,480 gallons
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