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YFNB-43 (19?? - 19??)
YFN-1071 (1943 - 19??)

YDT-14 Class Diving Tender:
  • Built by American Bridge, Ambridge, PA
  • Laid down, March 1945
  • Launched, May 1945
  • Completed as Non-Self-propelled Covered Lighter YFN-1071, 21 June 1943
  • Redesignated Large Covered Lighter YFNB-43, date unknown
  • Redesignated Diving Tender YDT-16, early 1970s
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 04 April 1995
  • Transferred to South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, 21 May 1996
  • Scuttled as artifical reef off Edisto, SC, January 1998
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Armament none
    Complement unknown
    Propulsion unknown

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    YDT-16 58k YDT-16 moored at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, VA, date unknown. Courtesy Tudor ApMadoc

    There is no DANFS history for YDT-16 / YFN-1071 / YFNB-43 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Tudor ApMadoc's Navy Pictures
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