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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YWN-60 Non-self-propelled Water Barge:
Laid down, 19 May 1943, at Eureka Shipbuilding Corp. Eureka, CA.
Launched, 9 December 1943
Delivered, 10 December 1943
Placed in service as YW-78 in 1943
Allocated to the 6th Naval District, Charleston, S.C.
Redesignated YWN-78, date unknown
Active in service, Naval Station Norfolk, VA.
Displacement 266 t.(lt), 1230 t.(fl)
Draft 9' (max.)
Cargo Capacity 312,480 Gals
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||YWN-78 under tow by commercial tug, date and location unknown
There is no DANFS history available for YW-81 / YWN-81 at NavSource
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