Derrick Barges (YD)

Most recent update: October 27, 2012.


Many of the Navy's derrick barges were originally built for the Army, which contracted for 345 in total in the course of WWII, and transferred to the Navy, and the records that exist are very confusing.  As a result, there are many gaps and questions in this table.  If anyone can help improve it, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com.  For post-war construction, click here.

Type # Shipbuilder Location Ft. Tons Built Disposition
YD 1 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 67   1886 Later YFD 58, burned 1937
YD 2 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 57   1892 Later YNG 71
YD 3     95     Ex-Victor No. 3, acquired 1898, sold 1937
YD 4 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 75   1900 Later YNG 72
YD 5 Philadelphia NSY Philadelphia PA 62   1900 Sold 1929
YD 6 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 50   1900  
YD 7 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 70   1903 Later YNG 74
YD 8 Snare & Triest Kennebunkport ME 132 595 1903  
YD 9 Snare & Triest Kennebunkport ME 63   1902 Sold 1946
YD 10 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 61   1903  
YD 11 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 100   1903 Ex-Hercules, acquired 19??, sold 1949
YD 12 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 55   1903 Sunk 1917
YD 13 William Miller Co.   71   1904  
YD 14 Herreshoff Mfg. Bristol RI 45   1904 Struck 1914
YD 15 Cavite NS Cavite PI 45   1906 Struck 1920
YD 16 Olongapo NS Olongapo OI 80   1908 Sold 1924
YD 17 Pensacola NSY Pensacola FL 80   1908 To DoC 1932
YD 18 Pensacola NSY Pensacola FL 45   1908 Later YPD 19
YD 19 Cavite NS Cavite PI 45   1908 Lost 1942
YD 20 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 87   1904 Ex-Coal Barge No. 96, scrapped 1976
YD 21 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 125   1913 To MARAD 1947
YD 22 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 125   1913  
YD 23 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 68   1904 Ex-Floating Workshop No. 1, sold
YD 24            
YD 25 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 126 1,755 1913 Sold 1948
YD 26 Wellman Eng   142 2,334 1917 Sold 2003
YD 27 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 110   1909 Ex-Coal Barge No. 237
YD 28           Later YSD 1
YD 29     110     Ex-Coal Barge No. 298
YD 30 Maryland Steel Sparrows Point MD 110 180 1911 Ex-Coal Barge No. 257
YD 31     110   1917 Ex-Freight Lighter No. 62
YD 32            
YD 33 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 140 2,334 1918 Scrapped 1975
YD 34 Tutuila NS Tutuila AS 68   1918  
YD 35 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 108   1918  
YD 36 Carpenter-Watkins Brunswick GA 85 2,580   Ex-Lighter Barge 10, acquired 1918, YF 72, sold 1923
YD 37       2,635 1914 Ex-Derrick Barge No. 70, acquired 1918, later YF 196, sold 1931
YD 38     77 3,249 1918 Ex-Derrick Lighter, acquired 1918, sold 1926
YD 39 Kingston DD Kingston NY 125 2,729 1904 Ex-Derrick Barge No. 62, acquired 1918, later YF 197, sold 1931
YD 40       3,182 1916 Ex-Joe, acquired 1918,
YD 41       3,183 1916 Ex-John Smith, acquired 1918, returned 1919
YD 42       3,169 1817 Ex-Norfolk, acquired 1918
YD 43 S. Flory Bangor PA 95 3,507 1915 Ex-Captain Dud, acquired 1918
YD 44 Dekyne, George Jersey City NJ 95 2,121 1917 Ex-Hudson, acquired 1918, sold 1928
YD 45 Julius Peterson Nyack NY 113 2,147 1913 Ex-North Pole, acquired 1918, sold 1929
YD 46            
YD 47     110   1919 Ex-Freight Lighter No. 28, lost 1942
YD 48 Auten Engineering Albany NY 110 500 1918 Ex-Auten No. 5, acquired 1918, to MARAD 1948
YD 49 Auten Engineering Albany NY 110 500 1918 Ex-Auten No. 6, acquired 1918, to MARAD 1948
YD 50            
YD 51 Consolidated SB Morris Heights NY 61   1915 Acquired 1918
YD 52 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 100   1920 To MARAD 1948
YD 53     70      
YD 54   New York NY 81   1904 Ex-Anchor Hoy No. 2, acquired 1918
YD 55     50   1918 Salvaged barge, acquired 1918
YD 56     60   1920 Ex-Freight Lighter No. 21, lost in the Philippines 1942
YD 57 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 110   1920 Ex-YC 311
YD 58 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 120   1920  
YD 59 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 80   1921  
YD 60           Lost in the Philippines 1942
YD 61 Philadelphia NSY Philadelphia PA 110   1908 Ex-YC 206 and YC-163
YD 62            
YD 63            
YD 64 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 111   1918 Ex-YCD 13, to MARAD 1948
YD 65            
YD 66 Kaltenbach Corp. Bedford OH 100 496 1933  
YD 67 Kaltenbach Corp. Bedford OH 100 496 1933  
YD 68 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 72 300 1933  
YD 69 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 72 300 1933  
YD 70 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 110   1913 Ex-YC 272, converted 1937
YD 71 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 100 350 1939 Sold 1998
YD 72 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 100 350 1940 Scrapped 1975
YD 73 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 100 350 1940 Scrapped 1998
YD 74 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 100 350 1940  
YD 75 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 100 350 1940 Scrapped 1979
YD 76 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 106   1941 Ex-YC 708, scrapped 1975
YD 77 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 105   1941 Scrapped 1985
YD 78 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 105   1941  
YD 79 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 100   1941  
YD 80     100     Ex-P. T. & B. No. 11, acquired 1941, sold 1946
YD 81   Elizabeth NJ 114 366 1917 Ex-Diamond S, acquired 1941, sold 1946
YD 82 American Bridge Pittsburgh PA 100 300   Sold 2003
YD 83           Ex-Hercules No. 36, acquired 1941, YC 1273 1948
YD 84 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 469 1943 To DoI 1975
YD 85 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 469 1943  
YD 86 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 469 1943 To the Dominican Republic 1997
YD 87 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 469 1943 Scrapped 1995
YD 88 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 469 1943 Struck 1985
YD 89 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 469 1943  
YD 90 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 469 1943 Struck 1995
YD 91 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 469 1943 Scrapped 1995
YD 92 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 126   1943 To MARAD 1948
YD 93     110   1928 Ex-Monighan Barge No. 8, acquired 1941, to MARAD 1948
YD 94 Dravo Wilmington Wilmington DE 115 106 1942 Ex-YG 26
YD 95            
YD 96            
YD 97           YC 965 1944
YD 98 Washington IW   110   1941 Ex-YC 566, YC 966 1944
YD 99     90     Sold 1948
YD 100     100     Scrapped 1943
YD 101     110   1942 YC 299 1945
YD 102     64     Ex-YPD 21, to MARAD 1948
YD 103     91     Ex-Darling Boy, acquired 1942, to MARAD 1948
YD 104   Cuba 111   1915 Ex-Cristobal Colon, acquired 1942
YD 105     65   1926 Destroyed 1945
YD 106     76     Ex-Alice, acquired 1942, to MARAD 1946
YD 107 Pennsylvania I&S   132 400 1943  
YD 108     112     Disposed of 1947
YD 109           Cancelled
YD 110           Cancelled
YD 111           Cancelled
YD 112           Cancelled
YD 113 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 140 1,407 1945 Sold 2004
YD 114 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 140 1,407 1945 Sold 1999
YD 115 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 140 1,407 1945 Sold 2002
YD 116 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 140 1,407 1945 Sold 1996
YD 117 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 140 1,407 1945 Sold 2010
YD 118 Tidewater Const. Norfolk VA 133 579 1945 Ex-Deck Scow 458, acquired 1943
YD 119           Cancelled
YD 120 Chicago Bridge Seneca IL 140 2,175 1944 Struck 2001
YD 121 Chicago Bridge Seneca IL 140 2,175 1944 Sold 2004
YD 122           Cancelled
YD 123           Cancelled
YD 124           Cancelled
YD 125           Cancelled
YD 126 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 140 1,407 1944 Sold 1996
YD 127 Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 140 1,407 1944 Sold 2002
YD 128           Cancelled
YD 129     120     Ex-Welding Light, acquired 1943, destroyed 1947
YD 130     113     Ex-Newark, acquired 1943, scrapped 1975
YD 131     115     Ex-Bali, acquired 1943, to MARAD 1948
YD 132           Sold
YD 133     90     Ex-Dirigo, acquired 1943, to MARAD 1947
YD 134     92   1944 Disposed of 1948
YD 135     150      
YD 136     135   1928  
YD 137     67     Ex-McKinnon, acquired 1943, to MARAD 1946
YD 138     95   1938 Ex-Alice, acquired 1943, to MARAD 1948
YD 139 R. J. Utican Aberdeen WA 140   1943 Ex-BD 1336, to MARAD 1947
YD 140     120   1943 Ex-YC 963, to MARAD 1945
YD 141     120   1943 Ex-YC 964, to MARAD 1948
YD 142     90   1943  
YD 143     100     Sold 1947
YD 144     110     Sold 1948
YD 145     100   1925 Ex-YC 1274, scrapped 1987
YD 146     100 167 1925 Ex-YD 53, sold 1948
YD 147         1945 Ex-YD 8
YD 148     120     Scrapped 1974
YD 149 Am Steel Dredge Fort Wayne IN 120   1944 Ex-BD 3015, sold 1985
YD 150 Wellman Eng   198 630 1944 Ex-BD 3007, sold 2002
YD 151         1946 Ex-YOD 1853
YD 152 St. Louis Ship St. Louis MO 120 500 1943 Ex-BD 241, scrapped 1976
YD 153         1945 Ex-YD 3, scrapped 1980
YD 154         1945 Ex-YD 4, scrapped 1986
YD 155         1945 Ex-YD 5, sold 1972
YD 156         1945 Ex-YD 6, to Mexico 1977
YD 157         1945 Ex-YD 7, to Mexico 1977
YD 158       88    
YD 159 Am Steel Dredge Fort Wayne IN 120 630 1944 Ex-BD 3032, sold 1998
YD 160     120 630 1944 Ex-BD 3046
YD 161         1944 Ex-BD 1217
YD 162 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 140 1,420 1942 Ex-BD 503, sold 1996
YD 163 Pointer-Willamette Portland OR 120 630 1943 Ex-BD 1061, to the Philippines 1970
YD 164     52 150    
YD 165     120 630 1944 Ex-BD 3018, now in Mobile AL
YD 166     110   1946  
YD 167     107   1946  
YD 168     120     Ex-YD 28
YD 169     120     Ex-YD 29, scrapped 1994
YD 170 American Bridge Ambridge PA 120   1941 Ex-BD 2010, scrapped 1994
YD 171   Germany 205   1941 Sold 1994
YD 172 Odenbach SB Rochester NY 120 650 1944 Ex-BD 6069, struck 1995
YD 173     80   1943 Ex-YF 440,
YD 174 Wacker Corp. Wellston OH 148   1941 Ex-BD 1256, scrapped 1979
YD 175            
YD 176           Ex-BD 3660
YD 177           Ex-BD 3667
YD 178     110 100 1943 Ex-YC 795
YD 179 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 140 1,064   To Mexico 1964
YD 180 Pointer-Willamette Portland OR 112   1944 Ex-BD 2852, to Mexico 1977
YD 181 Pointer-Willamette Portland OR 112   1944 Ex-BD 2853, sold 1985
YD 182            
YD 183           To Mexico 1977
YD 184            
YD 185            
YD 186            
YD 187     120 650 1944 Ex-BD xxxx, scrapped 1975
YD 188 Odenbach SB Rochester NY 120 650 1944 Ex-BD xxxx, now Weeks 553
YD 189 Odenbach SB Rochester NY 120 650 1944 Ex-BD xxxx, active
YD 190 Todd Shipyards Seattle WA 140 1,407 1952 Ex-BD xxxx, scrapped 1975
YD 191 Todd Shipyards Seattle WA 140 1,407 1952 To the Philippines 1980
YD 192 Odenbach SB Rochester NY 120 650 1944 Ex-BD xxxx, now Southman
YD 193 Todd Shipyards Seattle WA 140 1,407 1954 Ex-BD xxxx, sold 2000
YD 194            
YD 195 Todd Shipyards Seattle WA 140 1,407 1954  
YD 196 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 140 1,407 1954 Sold 2007, now Weeks 552
YD 197 Wellman Engineering   140 1,407 1956 Ex-BD 6063, sold 1999
YD 198 Wiley Manufacturing Port Deposit MD 140 1,407 1955 Sold 2000 as Illinois, now Centennial
YD 199 Wiley Manufacturing Port Deposit MD 140 1,407 1955 Sold 1997
YD 200 Avondale Shipyards New Orleans LA 140 1,407 1955 Active
YD 201 Wiley Manufacturing Port Deposit MD 140 1,407 1955 Sold 2004
YD 202           Scrapped 1983
YD 203     140 1,064 1954 Ex U36 1539, to Mexico 1977
YD 204 Wiley Manufacturing Port Deposit MD 140 1,064 1954 Ex U36 1537, sold 2005
YD 205 Odenbach Shipbuilding Rochester NY 140 1,064 1954 Ex U36 1538, scrapped 1983
YD 206     140 1,064 1954 Ex U36 1540, scrapped 1996
YD 207     140 1,064 1954 Ex U36 1541, scrapped 1977
YD 208 Odenbach Shipbuilding Rochester NY 140 1,064 1954 Ex U36 15--, sold 1998
YD 209 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 140 1,064 1954 Ex U36 1536, sold 2005 but still at PNSY
YD 210 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 142 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6642, struck 1996, now operated by Detyens
YD 211 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 142 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6643, sold 1994, now Weeks 554
YD 212 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 142 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 66--, sold 1994
YD 213 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6636, sold 2001
YD 214 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6639, sold 2002, now Weeks 572
YD 215 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 66--, sold 2002, now Weeks 570
YD 216 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6068, sold 2002
YD 217 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6075, sold 2006, now Weeks 575
YD 218 Gunter & Zimmerman Stockton CA 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6646, sold 1967
YD 219            
YD 220            
YD 221     140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6649, sold 1974
YD 222 Gunter & Zimmerman Stockton CA 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6652, reclassified as IX 536 2002
YD 223 Wiley Manufacturing Port Deposit MD 140 1,000 1969 Sold 1999
YD 224 Wiley Manufacturing Port Deposit MD 140 1,000 1969 Sold 2004, now Samson
YD 225 Star Iron & Steel Tacoma WA 140 1,000 1970 Sold 1998
YD 226 Star Iron & Steel Tacoma WA 140 1,000 1970 Struck 2002
YD 227 Star Iron & Steel Tacoma WA 140 1,000 1970 Sold 2003
YD 228 Star Iron & Steel Tacoma WA 140 1,000 1970 Sold 1998
YD 229 Star Iron & Steel Tacoma WA 140 1,000 1970 Sold 2003
YD 230 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6240, to Vietnam 1985
YD 231 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 3031, sold 1985
YD 232 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6631, active
YD 233 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6633, sold 2002, now Weeks 573
YD 234 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6632, sold 2002, now Weeks 574
YD 235 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 2587, struck 1995, now operated by Detyens
YD 236 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 3029, sold 2002
YD 237 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6635, sold 2006
YD 238 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6235, struck 1983
YD 239 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6077, sold 2003, now RMG 300
YD 240 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6065, sold 1986
YD 241 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6238, scrapped 2005
YD 242 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6080, sold 2001, now Weeks 61
YD 243 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 6241, struck 2005
YD 244 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 2917, sold 1999
YD 245 Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh NY 140 1,000 1954 Ex-BD 2585, sold 2004
YD 246 Halter Marine   175 1,372 1991 Active
YD 247 Halter Marine   175 1,372 1991 Active
YD 248 Halter Marine   175 1,372 1991 Active
YD 249 Halter Marine   175 1,372 1991 Active
YD 250 Halter Marine   175 1,372 1991 Active
YD 251 Halter Marine Lockport LA 175 1,372 1991 Active
YD 252 Halter Marine Lockport LA 175 1,372 1991 Sold 2007
YD 253 Halter Marine Lockport LA 175 1,372 1991 Reclassified as IX 536 2002
YD 254 Alabama Shipyard Mobile AL 175 1,372 1993 Active
YD 255 Alabama Shipyard Mobile AL 175 1,372 1993 Active
YD 256 Alabama Shipyard Mobile AL 175 1,372 1993 Active
YD 257 Alabama Shipyard Mobile AL 175 1,372 1993 Active
YD 258 Alabama Shipyard Mobile AL 175 1,372 1994 Sold 2001
YD 259 Alabama Shipyard Mobile AL 175 1,372 1994 Active
YD 260 Alabama Shipyard Mobile AL 175 1,372 1994 Active
YD 261 Alabama Shipyard Mobile AL 175 1,372 1994 Active