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YR-44 Class Floating Workshop:
  • Laid down, 3 November 1944, as Non-Self-propelled Floating Workshop YR-59 at DeKom Shipbuilding Corp., Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service, date unknown
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 15 September 1979
  • Sold, 1 September 1980, to Peru under terms of the Security Assistance Program (SAP)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 530 t.(lt) 760 t.(fl)
    Length 150 ft.
    Beam 36 ft.
    Draft 6 ft.
    Accommodations 1 Officer, 40 Enlisted
    Machinery unknown

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    YR-59 127k Ex-YR-59 in Peruvian naval service as Floating Work Shop #105 at anchor along with BAP Palacios (DM73), ex-HMS Diana in the harbor at Callo, Peru, date unknown.
    Photo by Karsten Petersen
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history for YR-59 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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