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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YF-852 Class Covered Lighter (Self-propelled):
Built at Defoe Shipbuilding, Bay City, MI (YN 365)
Launched, date unknown
Delivered and placed in service, 14 July 1945
Initially assigned to 11th Naval District, stationed at San Diego, CA
Placed out of service in reserve at San Diego, October 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold, converted to fishing vessel and renamed Retriever (ON 589875), September 1974
Current Disposition, active as fishing vessel, owned by Retriever Tender Alaska LLC, Seattle WA
Displacement 300 tons (lt) 650 tons (fl)
Complement one Officer, ten Enlisted
Propulsion diesel, twin screws
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|| YF-883 moored alongside USS Braxton (APA-138) at San Diego or San Pedro, late 1945 - early 1946. From a postcard postmarked 03 March 1946.
||YF-883 as Retriever, moored along the Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA, 14 May 2014.
Photo copyright Kyle Stubbs via shipspotting.com.
There is no DANFS history record for YF-883 available at Navsource
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