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Water Barge No. 10 (1905-1920)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive - Pearl Harbor) - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

YW-10 Class Self-propelled Water Barge (flush-deck; house riveted construction):
  • Built by Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA
  • Laid down, 19 March 1903
  • Launched, 26 May 1904
  • Completed as Water Barge No. 10, 1905
  • Assigned to Puget Sound Navy Yard, 1905 - 1919
  • Assigned to 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor, 1919 - 1947
  • Designated YW-10, 17 July 1920
  • YW-10 was present at Pearl Harbor, 07 December 1941
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To War Shipping Administration (WSA) for disposal, January 1948
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 722 tons
    Length 142' 3"
    Beam 22' 6"
    Draft 10' 9"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cargo Capacity
    Water 141,470 gallons

    Armament unknown
    Propulsion none

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    YW-10 675k Launch of Water Barge No. 10 at Puget Sound Navy Yard, 26 May 1904; this was the first vessel built at this yard.
    Library of Congress photo
    Dave Wright
    YW-10 105k YW-10 outboard of USS Vireo (AM-52) with USS Bobolink (AM-20) off the stern of the battleship USS California (BB-44) assisting in the effort to keep her afloat several days after the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 95569 (cropped)
    Dave Wright
    YW-10 396k YW-10 moored at head of 1010 Pier, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 09 September 1942.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 84005 (cropped)
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history for YW-10 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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