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YR-24 Class Floating Workshop:
  • Built by Cramp Shipbuilding Corporation, Philadelphia, PA (YN 538)
  • Laid down, 22 April 1941
  • Launched, 02 August 1941
  • Delivered and placed in service, 24 November 1941
  • Assigned to 5th Naval District at NOB Norfolk, VA
  • Active, in service at Norfolk
    Displacement 530 tons(lt) 760 tons(fl)
    Length 150'
    Beam 36'
    Draft 6'
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 38
    Machinery unknown

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    YR-29 468k YR-29 with an unidentified YT/YTL alongside, probably soon after launching.
    National Archives photo 80-G-45657
    Original Scott Odell
    Replacement: Dave Wright
    YR-29 549k YR-29 at Norfolk Navy Yard, 29 May 2002.
    Photo copyright Robert J. Smith, via
    Dave Wright

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