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Oil Barge No. 36 (1918 - 1920)
Curacao (ID-2269) (1917 - 1918)

Wood-hulled Fuel Oil Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Thomas M. Favre, Gulfport, MS
  • Completed as wooden hull oil barge Curacao for S.E.L. Madura and Sons, Curacao, Dutch West Indies, 1917
  • Commandeered by U.S. Shipping Board for Navy, 24 September 1917
  • Assigned Navy registry number ID-2269
  • Placed in service as Fuel Oil Barge No. 36 at New Orleans, February 1918
  • Used for fuel storage at Bermuda, March 1918 - March 1919
  • Used for fuel storage at Charleston Mavy yard, April 1919 - 1920
  • Classified YO-36, 17 July 1920
  • Ordered appraised for sale, 30 December 1920
  • Struck from Naval Register, 02 February 1921
  • Sold to A. Hudson, New York, NY, 05 August 1921
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 1961.6 gross tons
    Length 201' 7"
    Beam 41' 4"
    Draft 13' 9"
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement 9
    Armament none
    Propulsion unknown

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    Curacao 67k Civilian self-propelled oil barge Curacao, possibly photographed when she was inspected by the Eighth Naval District, 19 February 1918.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 102836
    US Naval Historical Center

    View the Curacao (ID-2269) / Fuel Oil Barge # 36 / YO-36
    DANFS Entry at the Naval History & Heritage Command website
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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