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Floating Workshop:
  • Built in 1913 as Coal Barge No. 296, at Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched in 1914
  • Delivered and placed in service in 1914, as non-self propelled Coal Barge No. 296 at Navy Yard Mare Island, allocated to the 12th Naval District
  • Designated Open Lighter YC-296, 17 July 1920
  • Redesignated Floating Workshop YR-22, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 110'
    Beam 34'
    Draft unknown
    Machinery unknown

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    Jupiter 85k USS Jupiter dry docked at Navy Yard Mare Island in Dry Dock # 2, 18 October 1913. YC-296 and YC-297 are under construction to the left of the dry dock.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # AC 3 002-9-13
    Darryl Baker

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