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Yard Ferryboat:
  • Built by Maryland Steel, Sparrows Point, MD (YN 52)
  • Completed for City of New York as ferryboat Manhattan (ON 202346), 28 August 1905
  • Withdrawn from service and laid up, 1938
  • Capsized at pier, Elizabeth, NJ, 12 March 1944
  • Designated YFB-57, 04 July 1944
  • Acquistion cancelled, 02 August 1944
  • Final Disposition, broken up in situ, 1945
    Displacement 1954 gross tons / 1329 net tons
    Length 246' 4"
    Beam 46' 1"
    Draft 18' 4"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion steam, 3400hp

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    DANFS history entry located at the Naval History and Heritage Command website
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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