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YR-84 Class Floating Workshop:
  • Built by Alexander Shipyards, New Orleans, LA
  • Constructed for U.S. Army as Floating Machine Shop FMS-811
  • Transferred to U.S. Navy before completion as Floating Workshop YR-86, June 1954
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 01 October 2004
  • Sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 28 April 2006
  • Sold to Crux Subsurface Inc, Spokane Valley WA and converted to self-contained accommodation barge camp and renamed Alaska Solution (ON 1212495), 2008
  • Final disposition, for sale at Larose, LA, as of summer 2019
    Displacement unknown
    Length 210'
    Beam 40'
    Draft 6'
    Enlisted 12
    Machinery unknown

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    YR-86 85k Alaska Solution laid up for sale at Larose, LA, June 2019. Glen Daigrepont

    There is no DANFS history for YR-86 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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