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First Accommodation Barge Launched as U.S. Navy Addresses Shipyard Living


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The U.S. Navy is set to receive one of its smallest ships but one that will play a critical role as it seeks to address the perennial challenge of accommodations for its personnel while vessels are in port for repairs and maintenance. The difficult living and working conditions sailors face during extended dry dock periods drew attention in 2022 when three members of the crew of the U.S.S. George Washington each committed suicide in the span of a week.

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