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Water Barge No. 29

Wood-hulled water lighter:
  • Built at Essex, MA, as catboat Lillian Russell (ON 141395), 1895
  • Purchased by Navy from Howard R. Hopkins, Provincetown, MA, 1918
  • Initially designated ID-3754
  • Designated Water Barge No. 29, 1918
  • Presumably used as a water boat in Cape Cod area
  • Final disposition unknown; possibly retained by Navy as a small boat
    Displacement 11 gross tons
    Length 34' 7"
    Beam 14' 4"
    Draft 4' 4"
    Cargo Capacity
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion gasoline motor

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