YD 255 is one of the Navy's floating cranes. The crane's barge was built by Halter Marine, Lockport, Ms., while the crane itself was built by Westmont Industries, Los Angeles, Calif.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: July 25, 1991|
|Delivered: December 8, 1993|
|Builder: Halter Marine, Lockport, Ms.|
|Length: 175 feet (53.34 meters)|
|Beam: 75 feet (22.86 meters)|
|Draft: max. 13 feet (3.96 meters)|
|Lifting Capacity: 100 tons|
|Homeport: Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va.|
YD 255 Image Gallery:
The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows YD 255 near the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va., on April 13, 2016.