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|124k||USS ATA-209 (left) and Alarka (YTB-229) (center) guide the center section of YFD-6 through Culebra Cut in the Panama Canal, circa May-June 1945. Navy SeaBees turned YFD-6's center section on its side and installed a thousand pontoons atop the wing wall to allow the drydock to float on its side during the canal transit.
The photograph was released for publication on 25 June 1945.
US Navy photo # NH 98829 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
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|36k||USS Umpqua (ATA-209) underway, date and location unknown.||Larry D. Countryman, LT, USN, Ret USS Umpqua|
|107k||USS Umpqua (ATA-209) underway, circa late 1960s, early 1970s, location unknown.
US Naval History and Heritage Command (UA-164), Photo No. Unknown, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|01||LT. Cortney, Paul L., USN||2 April 1945 - ?|
|02||LT. Brown, Leo Paul||no dates|
|03||LTjg. Jones, John Lindley.||1958 - ?|
|04||LT. McCullough, Robert Francis||August 1961 - October 1963|
|05||LT. Hegeman, Joey William (Bill)||October 1963 - 1965|
|06||LT. Jacobsen, Kenneth Chester||September 1965 - May 1967|
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