Quonset YFB-40



(YFB-40: gr. 1,028; 1. 189'6"; b. 36'1"; dr. 14'8")

Quonset (YFB-40) ex-Chelsea was built in 1923 by Pusey and Jones Co., Wiimington, bel; acquired by the War Shippmg Administration at New York, N.Y., from Electric Ferries, Inc., New York, N.Y., 3 October 1942, conversion by Sullivan DryDock and Repairs Co. completed 24 October 1942
and placed in service 4 November 1942.

Quenset served the Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, R.I. Redelivered to the War Shipping Administration 4 January 1943, she was struck from the Naval Vessel Register 10 January, and returned to her owner 14 January.