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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)
    Length 151'
    Beam 35'
    Draft 6'
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 46
    Machinery unknown

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    Arco 289k 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 30k YRDM-7 at San Diego, circa 2008. Photo from Government Liquidation auction. Dave Wright

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