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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YRDM-1-Class Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Machinery):
Built by Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Co., Seattle, WA
Contract awarded, June 1943
Laid down, 28 February 1944
Launched, 01 May 1944
Delivered and placed in service, as non-self propelled Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Machinery) YRDM-7, 01 May 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 August 2008
Final Disposition, sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 29 October 2009
Displacement 490 tons (lt) 750 tons(fl)
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||The Aircraft Carrier USS Constellation (CV-64) outbound to sea,
18 September 1989, to participate in PACEX89 turns in the harbor at San Diego passing Naval Submarine Base Point Loma where the Submarine Tender
USS Dixon (AS-37), Auxiliary Repair Dock San Onofre (ARD-30),
Medium Auxiliary Repair Dry Dock Arco (ARDM-5) and Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Machinery)
YRDM-7 are moored.
Department of Defense photo # DNST 9008875
||YRDM-7 at San Diego, circa 2008. Photo from Government Liquidation auction.
There is no DANFS history available for YRDM-7 at Navsource
Last Updated 16 January 2018
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