Utility Boats (YFU)

Most recent update: April 25, 2011.


Almost all these vessels were LCUs converted for use as in-district runabouts.  If anyone can fill any of the gaps, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Type # Shipbuilder Location Ft. Tons Built Disposition
Utility Boats (YFU)
YFU 1 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1943 Ex-LCU 524, later YFB 86, to Paraguay 1977
YFU 2 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1943 Ex-LCU 529
YFU 3 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1943 Ex-LCU 550
YFU 4 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1943 Ex-LCU 562, scrapped 1976
YFU 5 Pidgeon Thomas IW Memphis TN  115 180 1943 Ex-LCU 592
YFU 6 Pidgeon Thomas IW Memphis TN  115 180 1943 Ex-LCU 600
YFU 7 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 629
YFU 8 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 644, sunk as target 1972
YFU 9 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 666
YFU 10 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 668
YFU 11 Pidgeon Thomas IW Memphis TN  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 677
YFU 12 Pidgeon Thomas IW Memphis TN  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 686
YFU 13 Quincy Bargebuilders Quincy IL  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 742
YFU 14 Mo Valley Bridge Leavenworth KS  115 180 1943 Ex-LCU 764
YFU 15            
YFU 16 Mo Valley Bridge Leavenworth KS  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 788
YFU 17 Kansas City Steel Kansas City KS  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 840
YFU 18 Darby Products Kansas City KS  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 869, scrapped 1973
YFU 19 Darby Products Kansas City KS  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 877
YFU 20 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 960, struck 1970
YFU 21            
YFU 22 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 974
YFU 23 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 979
YFU 24 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 980
YFU 25 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1056
YFU 26 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1082
YFU 27 Quincy Bargebuilders Quincy IL  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1086
YFU 28 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1182
YFU 29 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1136
YFU 30 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1156
YFU 31 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1159
YFU 32 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1162
YFU 33 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1195
YFU 34 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1224
YFU 35 Pidgeon Thomas IW Memphis TN  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1236
YFU 36 Quincy Bargebuilders Quincy IL  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1250
YFU 37 Mo Valley Bridge Leavenworth KS  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1283
YFU 38 Mo Valley Bridge Leavenworth KS  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1286
YFU 39 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1363, scrapped 1974
YFU 40 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1376
YFU 41 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1378
YFU 42 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1384
YFU 43 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1386
YFU 44 Mount Vernon Bridge Mount Vernon OH  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1398, scrapped 1978
YFU 45 Pidgeon Thomas IW Memphis TN  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1411
YFU 46 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1430
YFU 47            
YFU 48            
YFU 49            
YFU 50 Island Dockyard Kingston NY  115 180 1954 Ex-LCU 1486, reclassified as a boat 1985
YFU 51            
YFU 52 Quincy Bargebuilders Quincy IL  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 743, scrapped 1972
YFU 53 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1446, scrapped 1977
YFU 54 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 509
YFU 55 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 637, scrapped 1978
YFU 56 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 646, to the Khmer Republic 1972
YFU 57 Quincy Bargebuilders Quincy IL  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 709, to GSA 1976
YFU 58 Quincy Bargebuilders Quincy IL  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 716, scrapped 1973
YFU 59 Mount Vernon Bridge Mount Vernon OH  115 180 1943 Ex-LCU 776, scrapped 1973
YFU 60 Darby Products Kansas City KS  115 180 1943 Ex-LCU 851, scrapped 1973
YFU 61 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1943 Ex-LCU 916, struck 1989
YFU 62 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 973
YFU 63 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 989
YFU 64 Pidgeon Thomas IW Memphis TN  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1126
YFU 65 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1155
YFU 66 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1203
YFU 67 Bison Shipbuilding Buffalo NY  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1232, struck 1976
YFU 68 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1385, to the Khmer Republic 1972
YFU 69 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA  115 180 1944 Ex-LCU 1388
YFU 70 Island Dockyard Kingston NY  115 180 1952 Ex-LCU 1492
YFU 71 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1967 Scrapped 1985
YFU 72 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1967 Scrapped 1985
YFU 73 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1967 To  the Khmer Republic 1972
YFU 74 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1967 Sold 1986
YFU 75 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1968 Sold 1986
YFU 76 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1968 Sold 1984
YFU 77 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1968 To DoI 1985
YFU 78 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1968 Scrapped
YFU 79 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1968 Now IX 514
YFU 80 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1968 Scrapped 1977
YFU 81 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1968 To Panama 2004
YFU 82 Pacific Coast Eng. Alameda CA 115 180 1968 Served in Vietnam, later IX 506, struck 2002
YFU 83 Defoe Shipbuilding West Bay City MI  134 220 1971 Scrapped 2005
YFU 84            
YFU 85            
YFU 86            
YFU 87            
YFU 88 Island Dockyard Kingston NY  115 180 1954 Ex-LCU 1471, reclassed as boat 1972 
YFU 89 Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV  115 180 1954 Ex-LCU 1576, to GSA 1976
YFU 90            
YFU 91 Bethlehem Steel Staten Island NY 115 180 1957 Ex-LCU 1608, reefed 2003
YFU 92 Southern Shipbuilding Slidell LA 135 172 1959 Ex-LCU 1620
YFU 93 Southern Shipbuilding Slidell LA 135 172 1959 Ex-LCU 1625, scrapped 1979
YFU 94 Island Dockyard Kingston NY  115 180  1954 Ex-LCU 1488, reclassed as boat 1972
YFU 95           Reclassed as boat 1972
YFU 96 Bethlehem Steel Staten Island NY 115 180 1957 Ex-LCU 1609, scrapped 1975
YFU 97            
YFU 98 Christy Corp. Sturgeon Bay WI 135 172 1957 Ex-LCU 1615, sunk as target 1986
YFU 99 Southern Shipbuilding Slidell LA 135 172 1959 Ex-LCU 1622, scrapped 1977
YFU 100 Christy Corp. Sturgeon Bay WI 135 172 1957 Ex-LCU 1610, scrapped 2005
YFU 101 Christy Corp. Sturgeon Bay WI 135 172 1957 Ex-LCU 1612, sunk as target 1986
YFU 102 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 117 190 1969 Ex-LCU 1642, scrapped 2005