Utility Barges and Scows (YA, YG, YGN, YMD, YSR)

Most recent update: January 9, 2012.


These barges all handled waste of different types.  There are many gaps in the data.  If anyone can add to this table, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Type # Shipbuilder Location Ft. Tons Built Disposition
Ash Lighters (YA)
YA 1            
YA 2            
YA 3     24     Acquired 1898
YA 4            
YA 5            
YA 6     35     Acquired 1901, destroyed 1921
YA 7            
YA 8     34      
YA 9   Pensacola FL 47   1899  
YA 10     37     Acquired 1904
YA 11 Pensacola NSY Pensacola FL 110   1908  
YA 12            
YA 13 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 50 30 1906 Sold 1945
YA 14 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 50 30 1906  
YA 15            
YA 16 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 50 30 1906  
YA 17            
YA 18     100     Later YE 14
YA 19 Pensacola NSY Pensacola FL 50 30 1908  
YA 20            
YA 21 Cavite NS Cavite PI 60   1908  
YA 22 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 50 30 1908  
YA 23 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 50 30 1908  
YA 24 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 50 30 1908 Lost at sea
YA 25 Guantanamo NS Guantanamo CU 40   1909  
YA 26 Guantanamo NS Guantanamo CU 40   1909  
YA 27 Guantanamo NS Guantanamo CU 40   1909  
YA 28 Guantanamo NS Guantanamo CU 40   1909  
YA 29 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 50 30 1910 Destroyed 1947
YA 30 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 50 30 1910  
YA 31 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 50 30 1910 Destroyed 1946
YA 32 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 50 30 1910  
YA 33 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 36   1910  
YA 34 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 24   1904  
YA 35 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 24   1907  
YA 36 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 24   1907  
YA 37 Cavite NS Cavite PI 60   1910 Sold 1918
YA 38 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 50   1910  
YA 39 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 32   1910 Sold 1921
YA 40 Philadelphia NSY Philadelphia PA 36   1912  
YA 41 Philadelphia NSY Philadelphia PA 36   1912  
YA 42 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 50 30 1915  
YA 43            
YA 44            
YA 45 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 36   1915  
YA 46 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 50 30 1916 Ex-YF 26, sold 1947
YA 47     51      
YA 48 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 45   1917  
YA 49 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 45   1917  
YA 50            
YA 51            
YA 52 Cavite NS Cavite PI 50 30 1920 Lost 1942
YA 53       3,260   Ex-Scow 6, acquired 1918 
YA 54       3,260   Ex-Scow 10, acquired 1918 
YA 55       3,260   Ex-Scow 25, acquired 1918 
YA 56       3,260   Ex-Scow 26, acquired 1918 
YA 57       3,260   Ex-Scow 31, acquired 1918 
YA 58       3,260   Ex-Scow 30, acquired 1918 
YA 59 Cavite NS Cavite PI 50 30 1920 Lost 1942
YA 60            
YA 61            
YA 62     30 20 1920 Disposed of 1945
YA 63            
YA 64 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 36 20 1924 Equipment 1948
YA 65     50 30 1929 Lost 1942
YA 66 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 50 30 1931 Equipment 1948
YA 67           Cancelled
YA 68 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 50 30 1934 Equipment 1948
Garbage Scows (YG, YGN)
YG 1     110 170 1899  
YG 2 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 110 170 1903  
YG 3     89   1906  
YG 4            
YG 5 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 110 170 1905  
YG 6 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 62   1909 Later YGN
YG 7 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 62   1909  
YG 8            
YG 9 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 110 170 1918  
YG 10 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 110 170 1918  
YG 11            
YG 12            
YG 13 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 65 45 1929  
YG 14 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 65 45 1929 Later YGN. disposed of 1947
YG 15 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 50   1931 Later YGN. lost 1946
YG 16 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 110 170 1931  
YG 17 Portsmouth NSY Kittery ME 110 170 1932  
YG 18 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 110 170 1933  
YG 19     40   1909 Ex-YA 27, small boat 1942
YG 20     40   1909 Ex-YA 28, small boat 1942
YG 21 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 118 195 1939 Later AFAC Queen, Olajean, Bull Harbor, now Harvestor
YG 22 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 118 195 1943 Scrapped 1975
YG 23 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 118 195 1943 Scrapped 1975
YG 24 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 118 195 1943 Scrapped 1974
YG 25 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 118 195 1943  
YG 26 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 118 195 1943 YD 94 1943
YG 27 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 115 90 1942 Later YGN
YG 28 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 118 195 1943  
YG 29 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 118 195 1943 Scrapped 1972
YG 30 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 118 195 1943 Struck 1972
YG 31 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 118 195 1943  
YG 32 Fort Pierce Boats Fort Pierce FL 66 45 1943 Later YGN, lost 1945
YG 33 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 118 195 1944 Scrapped 1974
YG 34 Gulfport Machine  Port Arthur TX 118 195 1944  
YG 35 Gulfport Machine  Port Arthur TX 118 195 1944 Struck 1972
YG 36 Gulfport Machine  Port Arthur TX 118 195 1944 Disposed of 1947
YG 37 Gulfport Machine  Port Arthur TX 118 195 1944 Scrapped 1974
YGN 38 Fort Pierce Boats Fort Pierce FL 66 45 1942 Destroyed 1947
YGN 39     66 45 1943 Lost 1944
YGN 40 Martha's Vineyard SB Vineyard Haven MA 66 45 1943 Equipment 1973
YGN 41 Martha's Vineyard SB Vineyard Haven MA 66 45 1943  
YGN 42 Martha's Vineyard SB Vineyard Haven MA 66 45 1943 Transferred 1947
YGN 43 Martha's Vineyard SB Vineyard Haven MA 66 45 1943 Destroyed 1945
YGN 44 Garbutt-Walsh Inc.   66 45 1943 Lost 1944
YG 45 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1945 Scrapped 1974
YG 46 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1945 Scrapped 1974
YG 47 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1946  
YG 48 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1946 Struck 1972
YG 49 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1946 Sunk as target 1975
YG 50 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1946 Scrapped 1974
YG 51 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1946 Scrapped 1976
YG 52 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1946  
YG 53 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1946 Scrapped 1975
YG 54 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1946 Scrapped 1975
YG 55 Beth San Francisco San Francisco CA 118 195 1946 Scrapped 1974
YG 56-67           Cancelled
YG 68     114 123 1942  
YGN 69     120   1945 Ex-YC 1338
YGN 70           Ex-YD 1, equipment 1984
YGN 71 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 52   1892 Ex-YD 2
YGN 72 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA     1900 Ex-YD 4
YGN 73           Equipment 1982
YGN 74 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 70   1903 Ex-YD 7
YGN 75            
YGN 76            
YGN 77           Scrapped 1974
YGN 78           Scrapped 1974
YGN 79            
YGN 80 Zidell Marine Portland OR 124 309 1970 Sold 2003
YGN 81 Zidell Marine Portland OR 124 309 1970 Sold 2003
YGN 82 Zidell Marine Portland OR 124 309 1971 Equipment 1984
YGN 83 Zidell Marine Portland OR 124 309 1971 Sold 2003
Mud Scows (YMD)
YMD 1 Olongapo NS Olongapo PI 30      
YMD 2 Olongapo NS Olongapo PI 30      
YMD 3 Pensacola NSY Pensacola FL 76   1905  
YMD 4 Olongapo NS Olongapo PI 50      
YMD 5 Pensacola NSY Pensacola FL 76   1905  
YMD 6 Olongapo NS Olongapo PI 50   1908  
YMD 7 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 60   1909  
YMD 8 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 100 134 1909  
YMD 9 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 100 134 1909  
Sludge Removal Barges (YSR)
YSR 1 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 95 75 1932 Scrapped 1980
YSR 2 Cavite NSY Cavite RP 89 100 1908 Ex-Power Float No. 2. lost 1942
YSR 3 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 95 75 1941  
YSR 4 Bushnell-Lyons IW Tampa FL 95 75 1944 Struck 1980
YSR 5 Bushnell-Lyons IW Tampa FL 95 75 1944 Disposed of 1946
YSR 6 Bushnell-Lyons IW Tampa FL 95 75 1944 Scrapped 1999
YSR 7 Philadelphia NSY Philadelphia PA 104 157 1942 Sold 2003
YSR 8 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 104 157 1942 Ex-YSD 32
YSR 9 Aetna I&S San Diego CA 95 75 1943 Disposed of 1946
YSR 10 Aetna I&S San Diego CA 95 75 1943 Scrapped 1990
YSR 11 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 95 75 1944 Sunk as target 2006
YSR 12 United Dry Docks Brooklyn NY 100 90 1932 Ex-Doris R, disposed of 1947
YSR 13 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 140   1942 Later YOS 25
YSR 14 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 140   1942 Later YOS 26
YSR 15 United Dry Docks Brooklyn NY 100 90 1932 Ex-Globe No. 15, disposed of 1947
YSR 16     62 50   Disposed of 1946
YSR 17 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 80 150 1944 Sold 1998
YSR 18 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 80 150 1944 Struck 1987
YSR 19 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 80 150 1944 Struck 1992
YSR 20 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 80 150 1944 Sold 2002
YSR 21 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 80 150 1944 Disposed of 1947
YSR 22 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 80 150 1944 Struck 1974
YSR 23 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 80 150 1944 Sold 1998
YSR 24 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 94 75 1944 Scrapped 1975
YSR 25 Pointer-Willamette Portland OR 94 75 1944 Sold 1999
YSR 26 Commercial Iron Works Portland OR 94 75 1944 Sold 1999
YSR 27 Mount Vernon Bridge Mount Vernon OH 80 150 1945 Scrapped 1983
YSR 28 Mount Vernon Bridge Mount Vernon OH 80 150 1945 Struck 1990
YSR 29 Mount Vernon Bridge Mount Vernon OH 80 150 1945 Struck 1992
YSR 30 Mount Vernon Bridge Mount Vernon OH 110 230 1946 Sold 2001
YSR 31 Mount Vernon Bridge Mount Vernon OH 110 230 1946 Sold 2003
YSR 32 Mount Vernon Bridge Mount Vernon OH 110 230 1946 Sold 1996
YSR 33 Mount Vernon Bridge Mount Vernon OH 110 230 1946 Sold 2001
YSR 34 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 80 150 1946 Sold 1971
YSR 35 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 80 150 1946 Sold 1974
YSR 36 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 80 150 1946 Scrapped 1974
YSR 37 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 110 230 1946 Sold 2001
YSR 38 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 110 230 1946 Struck 1995
YSR 39 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 110 230 1946 Sold 2005
YSR 40 Maxon Construction Tell City IN 110 230 1946 Sold 2002
YSR 41           Cancelled
YSR 42 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 185 300 1907 Ex-YF 331, ex-Training Ship No. 2, USS Intrepid, abandoned 1946
YSR 43     63 75 1932 Ex-YC 910, scrapped 1975
YSR 44            
YSR 45 American Bridge Pittsburgh PA 120 220 1952 Ex-BC 6090, sold 1999