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NavSource Online: Identification Numbered Vessel Photo Archive
ex-Floating Derrick No. 39
ex-Derrick Barge No. 62 (ID 2729)
Floating Derrick: Built in 1904 at Kingston, NYPurchased in June 1918 from McAllister Brothers of New YorkPlaced in service as Derrick Barge No. 62 (ID 2729) in 1918 in the 3rd Naval DistrictRenamed Floating Derrick No. 39 in October 1919Reclassified as a Floating Derrick, YD-39 in the mid-1920sReclassified as a Freight Lighter, YF-197Disposed of in 1931Fate unknown.
Specifications: Displacement 1,200 t.; Length 125'Beam 38'Boom capacity 25 t.Non-self propelled.
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|In port, possibly on 6 April 1918 when she was inspected by the Third Naval District
U.S. Navy photo NH 99337
|Naval Historical Center
There is no DANFS history currently available for Barge No. 62 (ID 2729)
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