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YWN - Liquid Cargo Barge

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.

PRINCIPAL CHARACTERISTICS

Length, molded

165'

Breadth, molded

35'

Depth, molded at side

10'

Draft

8'-4"

ADMINISTRATIVE DATA

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)

Anchor

Anchor windlass

Anchor cable

STRUCTURAL

Hull - Steel

Plating

Shell - 7/16" steel

Main deck - 3/8"

Principal compartments

8 cargo tanks (4 port, 4 starboard)

Diesel engine (pump) house

SAFETY

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.

ELECTRICAL

Lighting - portable navigating lights, battery operated.

Diesel Generator 115 vAC



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