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YR-44 Class Floating Workshop:
  • Laid down, 23 March 1943, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 2 April 1943
  • Delivered and placed in service, as non-self propelled Floating Workshop YR-48, 15 January 1943, location unknown, allocated to the fleet
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold, 1 December 1977 through the Security Assistance Program (SAP) to Venezuela, fate unknown
    Displacement 530 t.(lt) 760 t.(fl)
    Length 150'
    Beam 36'
    Draft 6'
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 40
    Machinery unknown

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    YR-48 79k A section of YR-48 being moved from the structural shop to Dry Dock #4 where the repair barge was constructed at Mare Island.
    Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 2035-43.
    Darryl Baker

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