YWN is a non self-propelled liquid cargo barge with nominal dimensions 165 foot in length by 35 foot beam designed to carry fresh water in short coastwise service in providing logistic support to the fleet. The craft contains 8 large tanks. One diesel driven pump is provided for use in transferring its cargo. There are no personnel accommodations provided.
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Class - YWN
Specifications - Description and Specifications for oil barge 165' x 35' x 10'0" for short coastwise service dated 15 May 1942
Standards - American Bureau of Shipping
PRINCIPAL MACHINERY and EQUIPMENT
Diesel cargo pump (750 GPM)
Hull - Steel
Shell - 7/16" steel
Main deck - 3/8"
8 cargo tanks (4 port, 4 starboard)
Diesel engine (pump) house
Fire - two 2-1/2 gallon foam type fire extinguishers
Life saving - one life preserver ring
AUXILIARY MACHINERY and FLUID SYSTEM
Diesel oil - one 225 gallon diesel oil tank
Fresh water - one 30 gallon storage tank for make up of fresh water for diesel engine cooling
Ventilation - natural ventilation in deck house for diesel engine combustion air
Liquid cargo - One diesel driven cargo pump (1550 GPM), battery start, tank sizes etc. for pumping, discharging, etc.
Lighting - portable navigating lights, battery operated.
Diesel Generator 115 vAC
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