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YR-44 Class Floating Workshop:
  • Laid down, 18 August 1943, as Non-Self-propelled Floating Workshop YR-53, at Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia, PA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as Floating Workshop YR-53, date and location unknown
  • Redesignated Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Machinery) YRDM-2, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 28 July 1994
  • Final Disposition, sold , 17 August 2001, by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) by Exchange/Sale for reuse/conversion
    Displacement 490 t.(lt) 750 t.(fl)
    Length 150'
    Beam 35'
    Draft 6'
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 46
    Machinery unknown

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    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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