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House Boat
  • Built, location unknown
  • Completed as unknown vessel, 1928
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 1941
  • Operated at Naval Station, Seattle, 1941 - 1945
  • At Naval Shipyard, Bremerton "beyond economic repair" by May 1946
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, May 1947
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 200 tons
    Length 100'
    Beam 36'
    Draft 3'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion unknown

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    YHB-3 524k YHB-3 at Puget Sound Navy Yard, 14 May 1942.
    cropped from Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 81069, courtesy Donald M. McPherson, 1974
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history for YHB-3 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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