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Riverside

 

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(Barge: tonnage 863; length 176 (reg.), beam 369 (reg.); draft 174 (reg.)

 

The first Riverside, a wooden, schooner-rigged barge, was built during 1890 at Brooklyn, N.Y., and rented during late 1917 by the U.S. Navy Bureau of Supplies and Accounts from S. W. Cole & Co. of New York. Riverside was assigned to local transport and storage duty at the Norfolk Navy Yard until returned to her owner 12 November 1920.


14 October 2005