Photo #: NH 99342
Barge # 70 (American Barge, 1918)
Under construction at the Harry Cossey Shipyard, Tottenville, New York, in 1918. Barge # 64 is partially visible in the left background.
Built for the Moran Towing & Transportation Company, of New York City, Barge # 70 was inspected by the Third Naval District on 23 April 1918 and assigned the registry ID # 2678. Subsequently taken over by the Navy, she became Freight Lighter # 93 and later YF-93.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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24 May 2004