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Floating Workshop:
  • Built for Emergency Fleet Corporation as Repair Barge No. 3
  • Transferred to Navy as Floating Workshop No. 15, 1918
  • Designated YR-15 in 1920
  • Assigned to the First Naval District at Boston Navy Yard, 1918-1936
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold 10 July 1936
    Displacement unknown
    Length 124' 6"
    Beam 33' 4"
    Draft unknown
    Machinery unknown

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    YR-15 169k YR-15 in Dry Dock 3 at Boston Navy Yard, South Annex during the modernization of Florida (BB-30) between 1925 and 1927. U.S. Navy photograph, National Park Service, Boston National Historical Park, cat. no. BOSTS-11134 Stephen P. Carlson, Preservation Specialist, Boston NHP, Charlestown Navy Yard.
    YR-15 154k YR-15 moored at Boston Navy Yard about 1930.
    Photo courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection, accession number 08_06_005208
    Dave Wright

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