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Barge Derrick, Non Self-propelled:
  • Built in 1943 as US Army Derrick Barge BD-544 at St. Louis Ship, St. Louis, MO.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered, date unknown, to US Army Quartermaster Corps, date unknown
  • Placed in service as Derrick Barge BD-544, date unknown
  • BD-544 was assigned to the U.S. Army Small Ships Section, U.S. Army Services of Supply (USASOS), Southwest-Pacific Area
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Current Disposition, active
    Displacement unknown
    Length 120'
    Beam 45'
    Draft 9'
    Accommodations unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Auxiliary Equipment unknown
    Equipment unknown
    Mooring System unknown

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    248k US Army Derrick Barge BD-0544 alongside a ship moored pierside at Batangas Bay, Batangas, P.I., 23 August 1946
    US National Archives 111-SCA-Album-2882-036 (US Army Signal Corps Photo # SC 255515)
    Vincent M. Solinap

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