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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
    Displacement unknown
    Length 65' 0"
    Beam 21' 4"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cargo Capacity
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion self-propelled, gasoline engine

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