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Suwanee (YFN-685)

YR-24 Class Floating Workshop:
  • Laid down, date unknown, as Large Covered Lighter YFN-685 at Coast Transportation Co.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Acquired and placed in service, 1 June 1937 as Large Covered Lighter YFN-685
  • Named Suwanee date unknown
  • Redesignated Radiological Repair Barge YRR-4, date unknown
  • Redesignated Floating Workshop YR-89, date unknown
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 24 September 2001
  • Final Disposition, disposed of, 4 March 2008, by donation for use as Artificial Reef off the New Jersey coast
    Displacement unknown
    Length 150'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 4'
    Accommodations unknown
    Machinery unknown

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