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YRDH-1 Class Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Hull):
Planned as Floating Workshop YR-56
Redesignated Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Hull) YRDH-2 prior to start of construction, 1 May 1943
Laid down, 18 August 1943,at Associated Shipbuilding Co. T.H.
Launched, 1 November 1943
Delivered and placed in service, 1 December 1943, as Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Hull) YRDH-2-56 at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, T.H.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Pearl Harbor, HI.
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 May 2005
Sold, 20 April 2009, by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 460 t.(lt) 750 t.(fl)
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||YRDH-2 in the harbor at San Diego, CA. in 1952.
US Navy photo from Ships’ Data U.S. Naval Vessels 1952
||Ex-YRDH-2 laid up in reserve at Pearl Harbor, HI., date unknown.
There is no DANFS history for YR-56 / YRDH-2 available at Navsource
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