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ex-Coal Barge No. 517
ex-John Derby

Coal Barge:

  • Built in 1899 as Hattie Hughes by McCauslin and Co., Rondout, NY
  • Renamed John Derby
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1918 from the Derby Line of New York
  • Placed in service as Coal Barge No. 517 for service in the 3rd Naval District
  • Designated YC-517 in 1920
  • Fate unknown.


  • Length 103'
  • Beam 24' 2"
  • Capacity 276 t.
  • Non-self propelled.
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