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USS Nashawena (YAG 35) ca. 1947-1948 (Navsource)
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Class: NASHAWENA (YAG 35)
Design: Army BSP (Barge, Self Propelled) Design 358
Displacement (tons): 602 (light)
Dimensions (feet): 155' x 35.5' x 6'
Original armament: None
Speed (kts.): 10
Propulsion (HP): 630
Machinery: 3 Buda diesel engines, 3 screws
|35||NASHAWENA||20 Jun 1947||Seattle SB & DD||28 May 1943||23 Mar 1944||20 Jun 1947|
|35||NASHAWENA||DECOM||1 Nov 1959||1 Jun 1960||Navy sale||--|
She was classed by the Army as a 155ft wooden-hulled diesel-propelled cable repair barge. Two of her diesels were 240hp and the third (on the centerline) was 150 hp. [The Army list says they were Buda diesels made by Washington IW., Navsource says they were Fairbanks-Morse 6-cylinder engines.]
|35||NASHAWENA||(ex-AG-142) Ex-COL. WM. A. GLASSFORD, ex BSP-2098, completed 23 Mar 1944. FY 1947. From AG 142 to YAG 35 on 1 Sep 1947. In USN reserve 1953-59. Sold 1960 to A. Zahardis for commercial service. She had one sister, BASIL LENOIR, ex BSP-2099, completed Aug 1944.|
Compiled: 20 Oct 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, Navsrc