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YF-96
ex-Freight Lighter No. 96
ex-Barge No. 84 (ID 3168)


Freight Lighter:

  • Built in 1918 as Moran Towing and Inspection Co. No. 84 by the Harry Cossey Shipyard, Tottenville, NY for the Moran Towing Co. of New York
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1918
  • Placed in service as Barge No. 84 (ID 3168) in 1918
  • Renamed Freight Lighter No. 96 in 1918
  • Designated YF-96 in 1920
  • Placed out of service and disposed of in 1947
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 628 t.
  • Length 100' 6"
  • Beam 32' 8"
  • Non-self propelled.
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    Barge No. 76 63k Fitting out at the Harry Cossey Shipyard, Tottenville, New York, in 1918. Barge No. 76 is partially visible at right
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99344
    Naval Historical Center

    There is no DANFS history currently available for Barge No. 84 (ID 3168)
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