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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YR-23 Class Floating Workshop:
Planned as Coal Barge No. 701
Redesignated Floating Workshop YR-23 before start of construction
Laid down, 13 March 1942, at Navy Yard Norfolk, Portsmouth, VA.
Launched, 16 July 1942
Completed and placed in service, 29 November 1941
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise, 1 March 1978
one 60KW Diesel generator set
one 10Kw Diesel generator set
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||YR-23 moored at Naval Station Mayport, FL. in November 1971 with USS Saratoga (CVA-60) in the background.
||Photo by Jim Swank
There is no DANFS history available for YC-701 / YR-23 at Navsource
Last Updated 29 August 2014
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