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Water Barge No. 27 (1917-1920)
Wood-Hulled Water Barge:
Built by Nyack Shipbuilding Co., Nyack, NY as civilian Lighter 23, date unknown
Acquired by US Navy, designated ID-2801, 1918
Redesignated YW-27, 17 July 1920
Assigned to First Naval District at Portsmouth Navy Yard, 1918 - 1920
Transferred to War Department, 08 September 1920
Length 65' 0"
Beam 21' 4"
Propulsion self-propelled, gasoline engine
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