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YRDM-1-Class Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Machinery):
  • Built by Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, VA
  • Contract awarded, 25 June 1943
  • Laid down, 15 October 1943
  • Launched, 26 October 1943
  • Delivered and placed in service, as non-self propelled Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Machinery) YRDM-5, 22 April 1944
  • Current Disposition, active in service, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA.
    Displacement 490 tons (lt) 750 tons (fl)
    Length 151'
    Beam 35'
    Draft 6'
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 46
    Machinery unknown

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    YRDM-5 28k YRDM-5 moored pierside, date and location unknown Scot Odell
    YRDM-5 225k YRDM-5 at Bremerton, taken from Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), 09 April 2014.
    Photo by Tomás Del Coro via Wikimedia Commons.
    Dave Wright

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