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YD 261



YD 261 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:Delivered: 1993
Builder: Halter Marine, Lockport, Ms., and Westmont Industries, Los Angeles, Calif.
Length: 175 feet (53.34 meters)
Beam: 75 feet (22.86 meters)
Draft: max. 13 feet (3.96 meters)
Displacement: ?
Lifting Capacity: 100 tons
Crew: 12
Homeport: Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, Hi.


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The photo below was taken by me and shows YD 261 at Pearl Harbor, Hi., on March 8, 2012.



The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows YD 261 at Pearl Harbor, Hi., on October 14, 2017.



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