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Katherine W. Cullen

 

Former name retained.

 

(Bar: t. 703; l.144'8"; b. 30'2"; dr. 15'; cpl. 3)

 

Katherine W. Cullen, a barge, was launched 1903 at Baltimore; purchased by the Navy from the Cullen Transportation Co., New York; and commissioned 28 September 1918, Lt. Goodwin in command. She operated with NOTS along the New England coast, transporting coal from New York. She was detached from NOTS 11 December and was assigned to the 1st Naval District. Katherine W. Cullen operated there until 30 December 1918 when she sunk 15 miles southeast of Boston light ship while in tow of Heron.