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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Built by Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA
Authorized, 15 November 1904
Laid down, date unknown
Launched, date unknown
Placed in service as Castro at Mare Island Navy Yard, 1907
Designated Yard Ferryboat (YFB-621), 17 July 1920
Stationed at Naval Training Station, Yerba Buena, CA, 1907 -1923
Placed out of service, 15 August 1923
Struck from the Naval Register, 01 November 1926
Sold to Crowley Launch & Tug Company, San Francisco, CA, 03 June 1927, renamed Crowley No. 21 (ON 227074)
Final disposition, out of documentation, 1964
Displacement 59 gross tons
Length 75' 4"
Beam 18' 4"
Draft 7' 11"
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||Castro serving as liberty launch, Goat Island Naval Station, San Francisco, CA, date unknown.
Navy History & Heritage Command photo NH 55064
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command website
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 01 July 2016
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