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U.S. Navy Floating Crane (IX-512)
U.S Army Derrick Barge (BD-6651) (1954 - ?)

  • Laid down, date unknown, at Gunter & Zimmerman as the Floating Crane BD-6651
  • Delivered to US Army Quartermaster Corps, and placed, 1 June 1954
  • Acquired by the US Navy, date unknown
  • Designated Unclassified Miscellaneous IX-512
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 December 1995
  • Sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for commercial use/conversion, 16 May 1997
    Displacement 1,630 t.
    Length 140'
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Complement none
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    176k IX-512 moored pierside in the harbor at San Diego, CA. in 1991
    FLICKR submitted by Bill Word
    John Spivey

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