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US Army BG-6446 (? - 2013)

Oil-water Barge:
  • Laid down, date and location unknown
  • Delivered, date unknown
  • Placed in service by US Army Quartermaster Corps, as Gasoline Barge BG-6446, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Acqurired by US Navy, 13 August 2013
  • Placed in service as oil-water barge IX-549
  • Assigned to Naval Ship Repair Facility (NAVSHIPREPFAC) Yokosuka, Japan
  • Current Disposition, Active
    Displacement 1887 T. (light), 5877 (DWT), 7769 T. (full)
    Length 120'0"
    Beam 33'0"
    Draft 9'0"
    Complement none
    Fuel Pump System Diesel
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    149k Oil-water barge IX-549 sits in Dry Dock #6, Naval Base Yokosuka, Japn, beside the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) as she makes preparations for Super Typhoon Hagibis, 10 October 2019.
    U.S. Navy photo # unknown, by Ryo Isobe
    John Spivey

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