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Riverside I (Barge)

(Barge: tonnage 863; length 176- (reg.), beam 36-9- (reg.); draft 17-4- (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

Published: Mon Aug 31 09:53:22 EDT 2015