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YTT-3 (1920 - 1942)
Torpedo Testing Barge No. 3 (1918 - 1920)

Floating Workshop:
  • Built by George Lawley & Son, Neponset, MA
  • Ordered, 03 June 1918
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as Torpedo Testing Barge No. 3, 1918
  • Initially allocated to Fifth Baval District at Naval Torpedo Station, Alexandria, VA
  • Designated YTT-3, 17 July 1920
  • Towed from Norfolk to San Pedro by fleet tug Algorma (AT-34), October - November 1921
  • Later towed to Pearl Harbor for duty in 14th Naval District
  • YTT-3 was present at Pearl Harbor on 07 December 1941
  • Redesignated Floating Workshop YR-42, early 1942
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 300 tons
    Length 134' 8"
    Beam 49' 4"
    Draft unknown
    Accommodations unknown
    Machinery unknown

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    YTT-3 191k YTT-3 moored at 1010 Dock, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 25 July 1941. She was being used as the harbormaster's office at this time. Note Nokomis (YT-142) moored at the next pier.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 96386 (cropped)
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history available for YTT-3 / YR-42 at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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