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Freight Lighter No. 148
ex-Barge No. 6 (ID 3373)

Freight Lighter Barge:

  • Built in 1918 by E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co., Wilmington, DE
  • Acquired by the Navy 26 October 1918 and placed in service as Barge No. 6 (ID 3373)
  • Renamed Freight Lighter No. 148 and stationed at Indian Head, MD in October 1919
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 86' 3"
  • Beam 22' 9"
  • Capacity 200 t.
  • Non-self propelled.
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    Barge No. 6 59k In port, probably on 16 October 1918 when she was inspected by the Fifth Naval District
    U.S. Navy photo NH 99335
    Naval Historical Center

    There is no DANFS history currently available for Freight Lighter No. 148
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