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YCD-1 (19?? - 1929)
YC-415 (1918 - 19??)

Fuel Oiler Barge (Self-propelled):
  • Built by American Bridge Co., Pittsburgh, PA, for use on the Panama Canal
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as Open Lighter YC-415, 1918
  • Redesignated Coaling Derrick YCD-1, date unknown
  • Redesignated Oil Storage Barge YOS-1, 1929
  • Placed out of service, September 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Agency for disposal, 13 June 1947
  • Sold to Foss Launch & Tug Co., Seattle, WA, registered as scow Foss 150 (ON 255751), 1949
  • Sold and registered as freight barge B.M.S. 9, 1970s
  • Final disposition, fate unknown (still active 1980s)
    Displacement 911 tons (fl)
    Length 149' 9"
    Beam 26'
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity 5000 barrels in 14 tanks
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    Kalk 109k YOS-1 is visible beyond the tug's stack in this photo of USS Kalk (DD-611) being assisted by YMT-10 off Mare Island Navy Yard, 27 December 1942. The city of Vallejo is in the background.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo # NH 98079
    YOS-1 86k YOS-1 alongside USS St. Louis (CL-49) at Mare Island Navy Yard, 19 August 1943. St. Louis had just arrived at the yard for repairs to battle damage.
    Photo from National Archives, San Francisco Branch, Mare Island Navy Yard General Correspondence Files 1941-47.
    Tracy White
    YOS-1 89k YOS-1 at Mare Island, 08 November 1945.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 7025-45
    Darryl Baker
    LST-1120 885k Aerial view of ships berthed at Mare Island, 8 February 1946.
    Left (inboard to outboard):
    USS LST-1134,
    USS LST-828,
    USS LST-1088,
    USS LST-1120
    and YOS-1.
    Right (inboard to outboard):
    USS General William Mitchell (AP-114),
    USS General G. M. Randall (AP-115),
    YD-33 and what appears to be
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history record for YC-415 / YOS-1
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