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YRDH-1 Class Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Hull):
Planned as Floating Workshop YR-55
Redesignated Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Hull) YRDH-1 prior to start of construction, 1 May 1943
Laid down, 3 September 1943, as Non-Self-propelled Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Hull) YRDH-1, at Associated Shipbuilding Co. T.H.
Launched, 3 September 1943
Delivered and placed in service, 2 December 1943, as Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Hull) YRDH-1 at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, T.H.
Redesignated Miscellaneous Unclassified IX-528, date unknown
Active, in service, Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility, Ketchikan, AK.
Displacement 460 t.(lt) 750 t.(fl)
one 60Kw Diesel generator set
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||YRDH-1 at anchor in San Diego Bay, CA. in 1952.
US Navy photo from Ships’ Data U.S. Naval Vessels 1952
There is no DANFS history for YR-55 / YRDH-1 / IX-528 available at Navsource
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