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YD
Floating Crane (Non Self Propelled)


YD-1
Built by William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia, PA., in 1886, Delivered in 1886
Length 66'9", Breadth 61'1"
Surveyed October 1935, Burned 24 May 1937
Photos from the Gallery of the Open Frontier, University of Nebraska Press
YD-1 under tow to sea off Long Beach, CA., date unknown
US National Archives Photo NaraID :181-ND11COMSPHIS-YC-GOF02 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
YD-1 at sea off Long Beach, CA., date unknownUS National Archives Photo NaraID :181-ND11COMSPHIS-YC-GOF01 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
YD-2
YD-2 Floating Derrick NO. 2 at Pier 8, Boston Navy Yard, 25 September 1912. On the opposite side of the pier is Floating Derrick NO. 21 being erected by the Navy Yard. Prior to the assignment of its number in the 1911 edition of Ships' Data, she was listed in annual reports of the Secretary of the Navy as being named Dewey. The derrick was deleted from the 1919 edition of Ships' Data.
Photo from the Boston National Historical Park Collection, NPS Cat. No. BOSTS-8883
Thanks to Steve Carlson
Built at Boston Navy Yard in 1892, Delivered in 1892
Length, 57'5", Breadth, 22'1"
Final Disposition, fate unknown
YD-3
Built in 1898, Delivered in 1898
Length, 95 '6", Breadth, 32'
Purchased from Merritt-Chapman Co., New York in 1898, 20 ton capacity
Derrick removed by 1931, redesignated Floating Hull No. 3.
Hull sold 1 March 1937
YD-4
Built at Puget Sound Navy Yard in 1900, Delivered in 1900
Final Dispostion, fate uknown
YD-5

Built in 1900, Delivered in 1900
Length, 62' 2", Breadth, 36'
Sold 1 November 1929

YD-5-is in the center background of this photo
of USS L-3 (Submarine # 42) with several other
submarines at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, 18 July 1917.
USS K-6 (Submarine # 37) is in the background.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 51127

YD-5- alongside USS Mercy (ID-1305), circa early 1918.
US Navy photo # NH 60260 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.

D-3 (SS-19), at left, and D-2 (SS-18) center, at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 5 March 1919, with shipyard workmen on board. Note the ventilating fans on D-3's deck. A derrick barge is alongside D-2. Among the four submarines visible in the background are L-1 (SS-40), L-4 (SS-43) and L-10 (SS-50). A motorcycle is parked at the far left.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph, # NH 51157.
YD-6
YD-6 to the right of USS Cleveland (C-19). The cruiser was moored at Mare Island in 1914 while acting as the shipyard's receiving ship.
Built in 1900, Delivered in 1900, Assigned to Navy Yard Mare Island
Length 50', Breadth 24'
US Navy photo - MINSY BK 622 09, Navy Photo 5280, 18-31 July 1913
Contributed by Darryl Baker
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YD(C)-6 redesignated Covered Lighter YF-185
YD-7
A steel steam revolving derrick built in 1903, hull built by Norfolk Navy Yard, machinery built by Industrial Works, Bay City, MI.
Delivered in 1903
Assigned to 5th Naval District
Length 69' 7", Breadth 31' 5", Lifting Capacity 10 t.
Sold, 16 April 1940
YD-8
A flush deck "A" frame derrick built in 1902 by Snare and Triest Co., New York, N.Y.
Delivered in 1902, Assigned to 5th Naval District
Rebuilt by Norfolk Navy Yard in 1926
Length 133' 6", Breadth 45'6", Lifting Capacity 100 t.
YD-9
A wood copper-sheathed bottom, flush deck with house derrick built in 1902 by Snare and Triest Co. Kennebunkport, ME., Delivered in 1903, Assigned to 1st Naval District
Length 63' 6", Breadth 35', Lifting Capacity 20 t.
Disposed of by sale in May 1946
YD-10
Built in 1902 by the Norfolk Navy Yard, Delivered in 1903
Length 61' 3", Breadth 31' 4"
YD-11
A cantilever pontoon crane fitted with steel structure and overhead trolley with wire ropes and tackle, pontoon built in 1903 by William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia, PA., hoisting arm and machinery by Brown Hoisting Machinery Co., Cleveland, OH. in 1903, Delivered in 1903, Assigned to 1st Naval District
Length 100', Breadth 60', Lifting Capacity 100 t.
Sold, 22 March 1949, Struck from the Naval Register, 23 March 1949. At one time was named Hercules
YD-12
Delivered in 1903
Length 55', Breadth 26'
Sunk in 1917
YD-13
A wood copper-sheathed bottom, steel "A" frame, stiff leg and boom derrick built in 1904 by William Miller Co., Delivered in 1904 (New pontoon built in 1917-18)
Length 71', Breadth 40' 9", Lifting Capacity 6 t.
YD-14
Delivered in 1904
Length 45', Breadth 19'
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 November 1928
YD-15
Delivered in 1906
Length 45' 3", Breadth 14' 3"
Surveyed and condemned in 1920
YD-16
Delivered in 1908
Length 80', Breadth 40'
Hull sold in 1924
YD-17
Built by Pensacola Navy Yard and delivered in 1908
Length 80', Breadth 30'
Transferred to the Commerce Department, September 1932
YD-18
Built by Pensacola Navy Yard in 1908, Delivered in 1908
Length 45', Breadth 30'
Reclassified Floating Pile Driver YPD-19 in 1918
YD-19
A wood copper-sheathed, shear leg, flush deck derrick built at Cavite Naval Station, Philippines in 1908, Delivered in 1908, Assigned to the 16th Naval District
Length 45' 1", Breadth 18' 2", Lifting Capacity 4 t.
Lost to enemy action, 2 January 1942, at Cavite Navy Yard, Philippines
Struck from the Naval Register, 24 July 1942
YD-20
A wood copper-sheathed coal barge built at Navy Yard Boston in 1904 as YC-96, Delivered in 1904
Converted in 1911 by Newport Shipbuilding Co. to YD-20, a wood "A" frame derrick, pontoon by New York Shipbuilding Co., Camden N.J.
Assigned to 1st Naval District
Length 87', Breadth 30', Lifting Capacity 20 t.
Struck 1 March 1975
Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 1 May 1976
YD-21
Floating Derrick No. 21 being errected at Pier 8 Boston Navy Yard, 25 November 1912.
Built at Cleveland, OH, machinery by Wellman-Seaver-Morgan Co. Floating Derrick No. 2 is on the near side of the pier.
Photo from the Boston National Historical Park Collection, NPS Cat. No. BOSTS-8883
Thanks to Steve Carlson
Floating Derrick No. 21 at Boston Navy Yard, Pier 9. YD-21 lifts the newly completed YMT-15 off the cradle bringing the tug from her building site at the yard to her launching ceremony, 18 February 1932.
Navy Yard Boston photo # BOSTS-14892

Assembled at Boston Navy Yard in 1912
Launched, 8 August 1912, at Boston Navy Yard
Lifting Capacity, 150 tons
Boston Public Library photo
YD-25
A cantilever pontoon crane fitted with steel structure and overhead trolley with wire ropes and tackle, pontoon built by Union Iron Works, San Francisco (hull #105), superstructure by Wellman Seaver Morgan Co., Cleveland OH, machinery and hull were assembled together at Honolulu. The machinery was apparently of German origin and came to the US as war reparations
Delivered in 1903
Assigned to 14th Naval District at Naval Shipyard Pearl Harbor, T.H.
Specifications
Length 100'
Breadth 60'
Lifting Capacity 100 t.
Final Disposition, fate unknown

YD-25 at Pearl Harbor, circa 1914, USS Rainbow appears to be to the right of the crane barge in the photo, tugs and freighter/collier to left are unidentified.

YD-25 The salvage pontoons with USS F-4 still attached moving past YD-25 on 29 August 1915 as the sub is moved into the harbor.(Copyrighted 1915 R.L. Neagle)

YD-25 removing the foremast of the battleship Arizona (BB-39) at Pearl Harbor, circa 1943

Looking Northwest, the 150 ton Hullet Floating Crane YD-25 at US Naval Station Pearl Harbor, 21 July 21 1920. The crane is moving the boom of the 50 ton Electric Locomotive Crane from the head of the dock to the crane’s assembly point.
US Library of Congress photo # HAER HI-68-6
Contributed by Mike Green
YD-26 underway while in tow from an unidentified Navy tug, date unknown, probably in Hampton Roads, VA.
Ex-YD-26 moored on the Arthur Kill at the Goethals Bridge near Elizabeth N.J., circa August 2008.

YD-26, an all steel electric revolving derrick, built as a pontoon and crane. Assembled at Navy Yard Norfolk in 1913 by Wellman-Seaver-Morgan Co. and assigned to the 5th Naval District.
Displacement 2334 t., Length 142', Breadth 87', Lifting Capacity 150 t.
Struck from the Naval Register, 4 April 1995
Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion 14 July 2005
Submitted by Scot Odell

YD-33 ex Floating Crane No. 33
YD-37 McAllister Brothers, of New York Derrick Barge # 37 n port, possibly on 19 April 1918, when she was inspected by the Third Naval District. This wooden barge was assigned registry ID # 2635. Acquired by the Navy, 2 July 1918 and served until 1931 as Floating Derrick # 37, YD-37 and YF-196.
US Naval Historical Center photo # NH 99337
YD-39 McAllister Brothers, of New York Derrick Barge # 62 In port, possibly on 6 April 1918 when she was inspected by the Third Naval District. This wooden barge was assigned registry ID # 2729. Purchased by the Navy, 20 June 1918 and served until 1931 as Floating Derrick # 39, YD-39 and YF-197. US Naval Historical Center photo # NH 99337
YD-43 ex-Captain Dud (ID #3507)
YD-44 ex-Hudson (ID #2121)
YD-45 ex-North Pole (ID #21471)
YD-47 lifting a wrecked Curtiss SOC-1 from USS Augusta (CA-31) from the waters of Manila Bay, probably in late 1936 or later. Writing on boom reads "tested Sept. 17, 1936. Safe Working Load 30000 Lbs.

YD-47
10'x 30' wood hull, 13.4 ton lifting capacity. Converted from freight lighter No. 28 at Cavite 1919. New pontoon built 1929. Steam derrick, steel mast and steel boom; copper sheathed. Lost with fall of Manila 2 Jan 1942.
Submitted by David Wright
YD-56
YD-56 at Cavite Navy Yard, 21 June 1928, most likely soon after it had received its new pontoon. The yard workmen on board gives the viewer an idea of the size of this little service craft. YD-56 was lost incident to the Japanese occupation of the Philippine Islands. Struck from the Naval Register, 24 July 1942
US Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks photo #, RG 71-CA now in the collections of the US National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD.
Thanks to Robert Hurst
YD-60 lost incident to the Japanese occupation of the Philippine Islands, struck from the Naval Register, 24 July 1942
YD-71
Built in 1938 by Dravo, Pittsburgh, PA.; Delivered 24 July 1939; Struck from the Naval Register, 19 May 1997
Displacement 350 t.(lt) 540 t.(fl); Length 100'; Breadth 45'; Draft 4'
Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 27 February 1998
Date status changed: 02/27/1998
ATR-47 Norfolk Navy Yard, 23 February 1945. YD-71 left background, working on an unidentified old destroyer. USS ATA-125, foreground during an inclining experiments. USS Pegasus (AK-48), far left background. Ahead of the tug is an unidentified LSM.
US National Archives, RG-19 textual files, Item S-22, Photo No. Unknown. Contributed by Mike Green

YD-72

Built by Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh, PA.in 1939-40 for Mare Island Navy Yard
Length 100 ft.; Breadth 45 ft.; Lifting Capacity 25 tons
Delivered, 1 June 1940
Struck from the Naval Resister, 15 October 1974
Sold for scrapping, 1 May 1975 by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS)
YD-72 was the first all welded steel crane in US Navy service
Photo 72-1 submitted by David Wright
Photo 72-2 submitted by Darryl Baker

YD-72 YD-72-1 test lifting a 53,000 lb engine, date and location unknown Mare Island YD-72-2, outboard and YD-33, outboard at the foot of building ways #2 and YC-239 at the foot of dry dock #1 which holds USS Bowfin (SS-287) and USS Perch (APSS-313), docked together, between 19 January 1954 and 29 March 1954.
Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum file name: SS 287 & APSS 313 Jan-March 1954 TH.
YD-73-1 lowers weights onto the starboard after deck edge of USS Goodrich (DDR-831) during an inclining experiment at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA, 10 September 1960, following the destroyer's FRAM II modernization. In the background are ships of the Reserve Fleet moored at the St. Helen's Annex. Behind Goodrich and across the Elizabeth River, are the battleship USS Massachusetts (BB-59) to the left of Goodrich the heavy cruiser USS Salem (CA-139), on the ship's right.US Navy photo # NH 102984 from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command
YD-73-2 and YD-73-3 show the Floating Crane alongside USS Observation Island (E-AG-154) during her conversion at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in 1959 to accommodate testing of FBM weapons system.
Contributed by Mary Lou Lockhart

Struck from the Naval Register, 4 April;l 1995
Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 20 August 1998
YD-84 Lifting PT-40, a battle-scarred veteran of Guadalcanal, returns to the MTB Squadrons Training Center at Melville, R.I., to be used in training repair personnel, circa July 1944.U.S. Navy photo NR&L (MOD)-32490

Disposed of by transfer to the Department of Interior, 1 December 1975
YD-88
Displacement 469 t., Length 110'
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 September 1985
Final Disposition, disposed of by transfer to government agencies, activities, foreign countries (not SAP), MARAD, etc.

YD-88-1 at left, and YD-33 at right, alongside Sepulga (AO-20) at Mare Island Navy Yard, 13 August 1942.
Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 4802-8-42, 8/13/42, courtesy Darryl Baker

YD-88-2 alongside Sepulga (AO-20) at Mare Island Navy Yard, 13 August 1942.
Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 4805-8-42, 8/13/42, courtesy Darryl Baker

YD-88-3 alongside Sepulga (AO-20) at Mare Island Navy Yard, 21 August 1942.
Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 4930-8-42, 8/13/42, courtesy Darryl Baker

YD-98
  • Greasy Ann #10 a Diesel powered crane 100 ft boom
  • Built at Washington Iron Works in 1941
  • Acquired by the US Navy, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YC-966
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown

    YD-98 at Mare Island with tug Tillamook (YTM 122) alongside, 16 January 1945. Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 442-45. Submitted by Darryl Baker

    YD-98-2 on the opposite pier (south side) from USS Pelias (AS-14) at Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA., 13 August 1944. Submitted by Darryl Baker

    YD-98-3 is aft of USS Greenlet (ASR-10) at Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA., 21 May 1946. Submitted by Darryl Baker

    YD-98 at Mare Island in January 1958. Submitted by Darryl Baker
  • YD-113 under tow by Moratoc (YTB-704), date and location unknown.
    Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 14 July 2004
    Specifications: Displacement 1407 t.(lt) 1640 t.(fl); Length 140'; Beam 70'; Draft 13';
    Submitted by Scot Odell

    YD-116 lifting in a shipyard, date and location unknown.
    Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 28 March 1996
    Specifications: Displacement 1407 t.(lt) 1640 t.(fl); Length 140'; Beam 70'; Draft 13';
    Submitted by Robert Hurst

    YD-117
    Laid down, in 1945, at Dravo Corp., Wilmington, DE.
    Launched, 11 August 1945
    Delivered and placed in service in 1945 at Philadelphia Navy Yard
    Placed out of service, date unknown
    Final Dispostion, offered in Invitation for Bid SB-2042, closing 16 July 2010, located at the former Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Sold 10 August 2010
    Specifications: Displacement 1407 t.(lt) 1640 t.(fl); Length 140'; Beam 70'; Draft 13';
    Two views while moored at Philadelphia Naval Shipyrd in October 1971. Submitted by Jim Swank
    Four views while moored at NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Philadelphia, PA., 11 February 2009. Submitted by Ed Zajkowski
    YD-120
    Laid down in November 1943 at Chicago Bridge and Iron Co. Seneca, IL.
    Launched, date unknown
    Delivered and placed in service in June 1944
    Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 13 March 2001
    Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 16 September 2002
    Specifications: Displacement 2175 t.(lt) 2300 t.(fl); Length 140'; Beam 81'; Draft 9';
    Submitted by Bob Gregory
    Ex-YD-120 in service at Guam Shipyard Apra harbor, Guam, Marianas Islands, 2006

    YD-121-1 lifting a cage mast most likely from a battleship, date and place unknown.
    YD-121-2 alongside an MSTS ship at Naval Station Norfolk, circa July 1953. US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, July 1953.

    Laid down, 1 January 1945, by Chicago Bridge and Iron, Seneca IL., struck from the Naval Register, 25 June 1999
    Displacement 2175 t.(lt), 2300 t. (fl), Length 140 ft., Breadth 81 ft.
    Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 6 March 2004
    Submitted by Scot Odell

    YD-162
    YD-162 at Naval Torpedo Station Keyport, WA., during a lift from an unidentified open lighter (YC), date unknown.
    Built by Dravo Corp., Pittsburgh, PA., date unknown, delivered 1 January 1942, struck, 4 June 1995
    Displacement 1420 t.(lt), 1520 t. (fl), Length 140 ft., Breadth 70 ft.
    Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 6 September 1996
    YD-168
    From a post card with Japanese characters (nothing else) on the back. Appears YD-168 loading a truck crane onto an unknown ship. A second truck crane is on deck. Outboard of YD-168 is a YC and a YFN x38 or x88. Photo was probably taken during the Korean War.

    Length: 120 feet
    Beam: 60 feet
    Ship's Data 1952 shows building yard to be Odenbach Shipbuilding Corp., Greece, NY
    Acquired 1947.
    This floating crane was almost certainly an Army BD-xxxx transferred in 1947. Odenbach built at least six floating cranes in 1944. Perhaps the “Derrick 28” was a former US Corps of Engineers name. USAE used a very loose naming scheme.
    Submitted by Jim Swank

    YD-169
    YD-169 lifting a patrol plane onto or off the flight deck of an aircraft carrier, date and location unknown.
    Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 10 March 1994

    Length: 120 feet
    Beam: 60 feet
    Ship's Data 1952 shows building yard to be Odenbach Shipbuilding Corp., Greece, NY
    Acquired 1947
    This floating crane was almost certainly an Army BD-xxxx transferred in 1947. Odenbach built at least six floating cranes in 1944. Perhaps the “Derrick 29” was a former US Corps of Engineers name. .
    Submitted by Scot Odell

    YD-171
    YD-172 ex US Army Floating Derrick BD-6069
    Built by Odenbach Ship Building Corp., as US Army Floating Derrick BD-6069
    Specifications: Steel hull, steel superstructure; Overall Length 120 ft.; Extreme Beam 60 ft.; Maximum Navigation Draft 7 ft.; Displacement (light) 650 t.
    Delivered to the US Army and placed in service in June 1945
    Acquired by the US Navy, date unknown
    Struck from the Naval Register,2 October 1995
    Laid up at the ex-Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, CA.
    Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Plunger YD-172, ex US Army floating derrick BD-6068, at the drydock sill lifting materials during the construction of USS Plunger (SSN-595) on the ways at Mare Island, 6 July 1961.
    Mare Island Naval Shipyard photo # NY9-51960-7-61, courtesy of Darryl Baker
    YD-196
    Built by Dravo Corp., Pittsburgh, PA.
    Delivered and placed in service, 1 July 1954, at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
    Struck 29 March 2007
    Sold, 17 November 2007 by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion
    Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1407 t.(lt)
    Length 140'
    Breath 70 ft.
    Draft 13'
    YD-196 Alongside USS Perry (DD-844) at Boston Naval Shipyard, 08/12/1959
    Boston Naval Shipyard photo ASF-6071, Boston National Historical Park Collection, NPS Cat. No. BOSTS-13943
    Submitted by Ed Zajkowski / Stephen P. Carlson, Boston NHP, Charlestown Navy Yard
    YD-197
    Built by Wellman Engineering Co.
    Delivered and placed in service, 1 June 1956, location unknown
    Struck 3 March 1998
    Sold, 2 March 1999 by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion
    Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1407 t.(lt)
    Length 142'
    Breath 60 ft.
    Draft unknown

    YD-201
    Built by Avondale Shipyard, New Orleans, LA.
    Delivered and placed in service 1954
    Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
    Final Disposition, sold to Guam Shipyard
    Specifications; Displacement 1407 t., Length 140'
    Submitted by Bob Gregory Dep Requirements & Special Programs Officer COMPACFLT N43
    Ex-YD-201 moored aft of YD-223 at Oscar Wharf, Guam Ship Yard 2010
    YD-204 Alongside the Colombian destroyer escort ARC Boyaca (DE-16) ex-USS Hatrley (DE-1029) at Naval Station Mayport, FL., circa 1982
    Built by Wiley Manufacturing Co., Deposit, MD. as U35 1537
    Laid down, 1 April 1954
    Launched, 1 June 1954
    Delivered to the US Navy, 1 September 1954
    Placed in service as YD-204 at Naval Station Mayport, FL., date unknown
    Placed out of service, date unknown
    Struck from the Naval Register, 22 July 2004
    Sold, 2 June 2005, by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion
    Final Disposition, fate unknown:
    Specifications
    Displacement 1,064 t.(lt)
    Length 144'
    Beam 64'
    Draft 6'
    YD-216
    Built 1954 as US Army Floating Crane BD-6068 by Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh, PA.
    Delivered and placed in service 1954
    Struck from the Naval Register, 1 December 1983
    Sold, renamed Weeks 572
    Specifications; Displacement 1,000 t.(fl), Length 140'
    YD-216 moored at Building Ways 1 & 2, Mare Island Naval Shipyard in October 1970. In Way 1 is SEALAB III aboard YC-962 and YOGN-124 (still with her US Army hull number BG-6383) are in Way 1. Contributed by Darryl Baker.
    YD-217
    Built by Dravo, Pittsburgh, PA., delivered 1 June 1952
    Struck from the Naval Register, 19 May 1997
    Displacement 1000 t.(lt) 1845 t.(fl); Length 140'; Breadth 58'; Draft 6'
    Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 14 April 2006
    YD-217 YD-217 docked at the Norfolk Naval Station in July 1973. Contributed by Jim Swank
    YD-222
    Built by Gunter & Zimmerman, Stockton CA., as BD-6652
    Delivered to the US Navy, 1 June 1954 and placed out of service as YD-222
    Struck from the Naval Register, 31 August 2000
    Reinstated in the Naval Register, Reactivated and Reclassified Miscellaneous Unclassified IX-533, 25 June 2002
    Assigned to the Space and Warfare Systems Center San Diego, CA.
    Placed out of service and stuck from the Naval Register, 10 August 2009
    Specifications
    Displacement 1,000 t.(lt)
    Length 142'
    Draft 4'

    YD-222

    IX-533

    IX-533
    YD-223
    Built by Wiley Manufacturing Co., Port Deposit, MD.
    Laid Down, 1 February 1968
    Launched, 7 June 1968
    Delivered and placed in service, 1 February 1969
    Struck from the Naval Register, 22 August 1997
    Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 6 April 1999 to Guam Shipyard
    Specifications; Displacement 1000 t.(lt) 1630 t.(fl), Length 140', Breath 70 ft., Draft 7'
    Submitted by Bob Gregory Dep Requirements & Special Programs Officer COMPACFLT N43
    1. Ex-YD-223 (forward) and YD-201 (aft) moored at Oscar Wharf, Guam Ship Yard 2010
    2. Ex-YD-223 alongside ex-Machinist (AFDB-8), Guam Ship Yard, 2008
    Machinist
    YD-226
    Built by Star Iron & Steel, Tacoma, WA.
    Laid Down, 1 February 1969
    Launched, 22 October 1969
    Delivered and placed in service, 27 February 1970
    Struck from the Naval Register, 16 February 2002
    Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 16 September 2002 to Guam Shipyard
    Specifications; Displacement 1000 t.(lt) 1720 t.(fl), Length 142', Breath 60 ft., Draft 6'
    Submitted by Bob Gregory Dep Requirements & Special Programs Officer COMPACFLT N43
    Beached at Naval Station Guam in inactive status, date unknown
    YD-228
    Laid down, 1 May 1969, at Star Iron & Steel, Tacoma, WA.
    Launched, 1 August 1969
    Delivered and placed in service, 1 June 1970
    Placed out of service, date unknown
    Struck from the Naval Register, 22 December 1995
    Final Disposition, transferred to Local Redevelopment Authority, 14 April 1998
    Specifications: Displacement 1,000 t.(lt) 1,720 t.(fl); Length 140'; Beam 70'; Draft 6'
    Submitted by Darryl Baker
    Two views:
    Moored at Mare Island, 1 November 1991, with
    USS Salt Lake City (SSN-716) is in the background
    Moored at Mare Island, 25 December 2009, operated by XKT Engineering Inc.

    YD-232
    Built by Dravo, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Delivered and placed in service, 1 June 1953
    Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 2008
    Final Disposition, disposed of by Navy sale, 1 September 2010
    Specifications; Displacement 1000 t., Length 142', Breath 58 ft., Draft 6'
    YD-233
    Built by Dravo, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Delivered and placed in service, 1 June 1953
    Struck from the Naval Register, 16 February 2002
    Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 25 November 2002
    Specifications; Displacement 1000 t., Length 142', Breath 58 ft., Draft 6'
    Submitted by Scot Odell
    YD-236
    Built by Star Iron and Steel,TX., delivered 1 June 1944, struck 21 August 1997
    Length, 120, Breadth, 60, Draft 4'
    Disposed of by transferring to the Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA), 1 April 2002
    Submitted by Scot Odell

    YD-245
    Laid down, date unknown, at Dravo Corp., Pittsburgh, PA.
    Launched, date unknown
    Delivered and placed in service 1 September 1944
    Assigned to SUBRON 14 at Holy Loch, Scotland, date unknown
    Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 27 February 2004
    Final Dispostion, sold, 19 November 2004, by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service for reuse/conversion.
    Specifications: Displacement 89 t.(lt) 1640 t.(fl); Length 140'; Beam 70'; Draft 13';

    Eight views of YD-245 at Holy Loch, Scotland, submitted by Carl Mussleman

    Four views while moored at NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Philadelphia, PA., 11 February 2009. Submitted by Ed Zajkowski
    YD-246
    Contract awarded, 1 September 1988
    Built by Halter Marine, LA.
    Delivered and placed in service by as YD-246, 2 February 1991
    Status active in service assigned to Navy Submarine Base, New London, CT
    Specifications
    Displacement unknown
    Length 175'
    Beam 75'
    Draft 6'
    Submitted by Pete Skoutas ENC


    Submarine Base New London
    YD-247
    Contract awarded, 1 September 1988
    Built by Westmont, Industries, Santa Fe Springs, CA
    Delivered and placed in service by the US Navy as YD-247, 1 April 1991
    Status, inactive, out of service, to be disposed of
    Current location Public Works Center, Norfolk, VA.
    Specifications
    Displacement 1,372 t.
    Length 175'
    Beam 75'
    Draft 4'
    Submitted by Scot Odell

    YD-249
    Contract awarded, 1 August 1988
    Built by Halter Marine, LA.
    Delivered and placed in service as YD-249, 1 August 1991
    Status active in service assigned to Naval Station Norfolk, VA.
    Specifications
    Displacement 1,372 t.
    Length 175'
    Beam 75'
    Draft 4'
    Photo by Brandon J. Varner, 2 February 2014

    YD-250
    Contract awarded, 8 August 1988
    Built by Halter Marine, LA.
    Delivered and placed in service as YD-250, 21 November 1991
    Status active in service assigned to Navy Submarine Base, New London, CT.
    Specifications
    Displacement 1,372 t.
    Length 175'
    Beam 75'
    Draft 4'
    Submitted by Pete Skoutas ENC


    Submarine Base New London
    YD-251 moored pierside, date and place unknown.
    Contract awarded, 8 August 1988
    Built by Westmont, Industries, Santa Fe Springs, CA.
    Delivered and placed in service by the US Navy as YD-251 August 1990
    Specifications
    Length, 175'
    Beam 75'
    Draft 4'
    Status active in service assigned to Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, P.R.
    Submitted by Scot Odell

    YD-253 reclassified IX-536
    YD-254
    Contract awarded, 25 July 1991
    Built by Halter Marine, LA.
    Delivered and placed in service by the US Navy as YD-254, 22 September 1993
    Status active in service assigned to Public Works Center San Diego, CA.
    Specifications
    Displacement unknown
    Length 175'
    Beam 75'
    Draft 4'
    Submitted by Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.


    Naval Station San Diego, 7 March 2009
    YD-255 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, 29 August 1994.
    Contract awarded, 25 July 1991
    Built by Halter Marine, LA.
    Delivered and placed in service by the US Navy as YD-255, 8 December 1993
    Status active in service assigned to Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA.
    Specifications
    Displacement unknown
    Length 175'
    Beam 75'
    Draft 4'
    Submitted by Bill Gonyo

    YD-256
    Contract awarded, 25 July 1991
    Built by Halter Marine, LA.
    Delivered and placed in service by the US Navy as YD-256, 14 December 1993
    Status active in service assigned to Public Works Center San Diego, CA.
    Specifications
    Submitted by Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.
    Displacement unknown
    Length 175'
    Beam 75'
    Draft 4'

    NavSta San Diego, 7 Mar. 2009
    YD-260
    Contract awarded, 25 August 1992
    Built by Halter Marine, LA.
    Delivered and placed in service by the US Navy as YD-260, 7 July 1994
    Status active in service assigned to Public Works Center San Diego, CA.
    Specifications
    Displacement unknown
    Length 175'
    Beam 75'
    Draft 4'

    YD-260 in tow by an unidentified tug, date and place
    submitted by Scot Odell

    YD-260 moored alongside YD-254 at Naval Station San Diego, 7 March 2009
    submitted by Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.

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