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YR-44 Class Floating Workshop:
  • Laid down, 15 July 1944, as Non-Self-propelled Floating Workshop YR-70, by Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Co., Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, 14 October 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 10 February 1945, location unknown
  • Assigned to Naval Ship Repair Facility, Yokosuka, Japan, date unknown
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 13 March 2008
  • Current Disposition, at Sasebo, Japan, for sale by DRMS
    Displacement 530 t.(lt) 760 t.(fl)
    Length 153 ft.
    Beam 36 ft.
    Draft 6 ft.
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 40
    Machinery unknown

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    Marinette 26k YR-70 moored to a buoy near Naval Base Sasebo, Japan, awaiting a buyer, circa 2010. Government Liquidation Services Inc. web site
    Marinette 19k
    Marinette 18k
    Marinette 15k
    Marinette 24k
    Marinette 24k
    Marinette 20k

    There is no DANFS history for YR-70 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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