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Wave (YFB-10)


  • Built as a steel-hulled ferryboat by Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, SC
  • Laid down, 07 March 1916
  • Launched, 31 August 1916
  • Completed, November 1916
  • Delivered and placed in service as Wave at Naval Training Station, Newport, RI, spring 1917
  • Designated Yard Ferryboat (YFB-10), 17 July 1920
  • Struck from Naval Register, 20 January 1938
  • FInal disposition, unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 105' 0"
    Beam 30' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion 230hp

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    Wave 44k Wave being launched at Charleston Navy Yard, 31 August 1916.
    From Army and Navy Register, 14 October 1916
    David Wright

    Wave (YFB-10)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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