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Floyd W. Spencer (YAG-36)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Whiskey - November - Hotel
Laid down, 17 May 1944, as a Maritime Commission type (EC2-S-C1) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MCE hull 2802), at Delta Shipbuilding Co., New Orleans, LA.
Launched, 1 July 1944
Delivered, 22 August 1944 to the War Shipping Administration (WSA) at New Orleans for lease to Stockard Steamship Corp.
Leased to Northland Transportation Co., 22 February 1945, at Oakland, CA.
Chartered to Marine Operating Co. Inc., at New York, 3 January 1947
Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Wilmington, N.C., 12 April 1948
Leased to Dickman Wright & Pugh, at Baltimore, MD., 25 March 1949
Leased to West Coast Trans-Oceanic Steamship Co., at Wilmington, N.C. 30 July 1951,
Acquired by the US Navy, 21 April 1952 in Japan
Converted to an experimental minesweeper, designated YAG-36
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck From the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1960 in Japan
Displacement 4,023 t.(lt) 11,600 t.(fl)
Length 441' 6"
Beam 56' 11"
Draft 28' 4"
Speed 10 kts.
Largest Boom Capacity 50 t.
Fuel Capacity NSFO 7,285 Bbls
Propulsion (as built)
one vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine
two Combustion Engineering header-type boilers, 220psi 450°
Ship's Service Generators
three recip-drive 20Kw 120V D.C.
one turbo-drive 60Kw 120V D.C.
single propeller, 2,500 shp
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||Floyd W. Spencer (YAG-36), John L. Sullivan (YAG-37) and Edward Kavanagh (YAG-38) moored together, probably at the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benicia, CA., date unknown.
||Floyd W. Spencer (YAG-36) moored at Yokosuka Naval Base, 1953. Louis N. Murray from YW-86 is standing on the pier in front of the ship.
||Photo from the collection of Louis N. Murray YW-86
There is no DANFS history available for Floyd W. Spencer (YAG-36) at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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Last Updated 30 October 2009
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