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Coal Barge No. 521
ex-Marion (ID 1831)

Coal Barge:

  • Built in 1898 at S. Gildersleeve and Sons, Gildersleeve, CT
  • Acquired by the Navy from the McWilliams Brothers of New York and placed in service as Marion (ID 1831)
  • Renamed Coal Barge No. 521
  • Returned to her owner 27 October 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 122' 1"
  • Beam 28'
  • Capacity 383 t.
  • Speed: Non self-propelled.
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