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YA
Ash Lighter


YA-13 moored at Boston Navy Yard, 1941.She appears to be in use as a diving tender; note portable compressor amidships.
Copper-sheathed wooden-hull ash lighter; Built in 1905 at Boston Navy Yard; Allocated to the 1st ND; Struck from the Naval Register, 28 March 1946; Final Disposition, sold October 1945.
Displacement, 30 t.; Length, 50'; Breadth 20'; Capacity, 40 t.
Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 100124, courtesy of A.D. Baker III, 1984. Submitted by Dave Wright
YA-14 Reclassified YO-37
YA-29 ex-Ash Lighter No. 29 alongside Pensacola (SP 2078), 13 October 1917, at Charleston, South Carolina, Navy Yard
YA-52 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942
YA-59 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942
YA-65 lost due to enemy action in the Philippine Islands and stricken from the Navy List, 24 July 1942
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