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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YW-68 (1943 - 1946)
Non-self-propelled Water Barge:
Built by American Pipe & Construction Co., South Gate, CA
Laid down, date unknown
Launched, date unknown
Placed in service as YW-68, 1943
Initially allocated to Eleventh Naval District at San Diego
Operated at Majuro, Eniwetok and Kwajalein, 1943 - 1945
Redesignated YWN-68, May 1946
Struck from Naval Register, date unknown
Registered to Sea Way Lines, Inc., Miami, FL as merchant barge Seaway-B6 (ON 283748), 1960
Final disposition, fate unknown
Length 165' 0"
Beam 35' 0"
Capacity 312,480 gallons
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