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Inca (YFB-280)

  • Built by Herreshoff Manufacturing, Bristol, RI (YN 280)
  • Contracted, 23 June 1911
  • Laid down, 26 June 1911
  • Launched, 09 November 1911
  • Accepted by Navy, 04 December 1911
  • Assigned to Naval Training Station, Newport, RI, 1911 - 1920
  • Designated Yard Ferryboat (YFB-280), 17 July 1920
  • Assigned to Norfolk, 1920 -1930s
  • Assigned to Philadelphia, 1930s - 1939
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from Naval Register, 28 February 1939
  • FInal disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 100' 0"
    Beam 28' 0"
    Draft 6' 2"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    steam, Herreshoff 2-cylinder double expansion (7"-14" x 9")
    single propeller

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    Inca (YFB-280)
    165k Inca at Naval Training Station, Newport, RI, circa 1915.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 116964 (cropped)
    Dave Wright

    Inca (YFB-280)
    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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