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YCF
Car Float (Non Self-propelled)


YCF-1
Built at Navy Yard Mare Norfolk, Portsmouth, VA. in 1904, as Ammunition Lighter No. 6
Designated YE-6 in 1920
Redesignated Car Float YCF-1, date unknown
Allocated to Solomons, MD.
Redesignated Torpedo Test Barge YTT-8, date unknown
Placed out of service ,date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Displacement 100 t.; Length 102'; Breadth 31' 6"
YCF-2
Built at Navy Yard Mare Norfolk, Portsmouth, VA. in 1904, as Ammunition Lighter No. 9
Designated YE-9 in 1920
Redesignated Car Float YCF-2, date unknown
Allocated to Dahlgren, VA.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold, 16 March 1948
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 100 t.; Length 102'; Breadth 31' 6"
YCF-3
Built at Navy Yard Mare Norfolk, Portsmouth, VA. in 1907, as Ammunition Lighter No. 12
Designated YE-12 in 1920
Redesignated Car Float YCF-3, date unknown
Allocated to Washington, D.C.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 05 June 1946
Sold, 26 July 1946
Displacement 100 t.; Length 102'; Breadth 31' 6"
YCF-4
Built at Fore River Ship Building Co., Quincy, MA in 1909, as Ammunition Lighter No. 13
Designated YE-13 in 1920
Redesignated Car Float YCF-4, date unknown
Allocated to Solomons, MD.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold June 1947
Registered to Dunbar & Sullivan Dredging, Buffalo, NY, as merchant barge 223 (ON 270248), 1955
Final disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 100 t.; Length 126' ; Breadth 31' 6"
YCF-5 Reclassified YO-37
YCF-6
Built at Newport News Ship Building Co., Newport News, VA. in 1912, as Ammunition Lighter No. 24
Designated YE-24 in 1920
Redesignated Car Float YCF-6, date unknown
Allocated to Washington, D. C.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 05 June 1946
Sold, 13 November 1946
Displacement 1500 t.; Length 128'; Breadth 31' 6"
YCF-7
Built at Pusey & Jones, Wilmington, DE., date unknown, as Ammunition Lighter No. 21
Designated YE-21 in 1920
Redesignated Car Float YCF-7 in 1913
Allocated to Dahlgren, VA.
Converted to Floating Pile Driver YPD-33, 09 November 1948
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Disposed of in 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 150 t.; Length 80' 8"; Breadth 30'
YCF-8
Built at Edward P. Farley, Co. Chicago, IL. in 1918
Acquired by the US Navy, date unknown
Placed in service, date unknown
Designated Car Float YCF-8, date unknown
Allocated to Washington, D.C.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 05 June 1946
Sold, 26 November 1946
Displacement 150 t.; Length 128'; Breadth 31' 6"
YCF-9
Built at Edward P. Farley, Co. Chicago, IL. in 1918
Acquired by the US Navy, date unknown
Placed in service, date unknown
Designated Car Float YCF-9, date unknown
Allocated to Washington, D.C.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 05 June 1946
Sold, 26 October 1946
Registered to Boney Construction Co., Norfolk, VA as piledriver No. 8 (ON 251263), 1946
Exempt from documentation, 1956 - further fate unknown
Displacement 150 t.; Length 128'; Breadth 31' 6"
YCF-13
Built by Navy Yard, Charleston, SC
Laid down, 15 March 1940
Launched, 27 June 1940
Completed, 02 July 1940
Allocated to Washington Navy Yard
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 05 June 1946
Sold, 20 November 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 174 tons; Length 150'; Breadth 33' 6"
YCF-14 as completed at builders, 26 April 1941.
National Archives photo 19-N-23953, submitted by Mike Green.
Built by J.K. Welding, Brooklyn, NY
Laid down, 14 December 1940
Launched, 26 March 1941
Completed, 01 May 1941
Placed in service, date unknown
Allocated to Washington Navy Yard
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 01 August 1976
Sold for scrap, 08 December 1977
Displacement 174 tons; Length 150'; Breadth 33' 6"
YCF-23 lost en route to Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, March 1945, struck from the Naval Register, 28 April 1945
YCF-29 lost en route to Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, March 1945, struck from the Naval Register, 28 April 1945
YCF-36 lost en route to Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, March 1945, struck from the Naval Register, 28 April 1945
YCF-37 lost en route to Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, March 1945, struck from the Naval Register, 28 April 1945
YCF-42 lost, December 1944, struck from the Naval Register, 8 February 1945
YCF-59 lost off Delaware, January 1945, struck from the Naval Register, 30 March 1945
YCF-96 at Mare Island Navy Yard, 11 April 1945.
Photo from National Archives Record group 19LCM, courtesy John Chiquoine.
Built by Sun Shipbuilding, Chester, PA, as forward half of YCF-41, October 1944
Converted and redesignated YCF-96 at Charleston Navy yard
Placed in service, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
To Maritime Commission for disposal, November 1947
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 185 t.; Length 125'; Breadth 34'
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