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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YR-26 Class Floating Workshop:
Laid down, 6 June 1941, as YRDM-8 by DeKom Shipbuilding Corp., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Launched, 27 December 1941
Delivered and placed in service, as non-self propelled Floating Dry Dock Workshop (Machinery) YRDM-8, 28 August 1942, originally allocated to the 7th Naval District
Transferred to Charleston, S.C., date unknown
Reclassified Radiological Repair Barge YRR-5, date unknown
Reclassified Floating Workshop YR-26, circa 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 15 June 1998
Final Disposition, disposed of by transfer to other government agencies, 14 July 1998
Displacement 530 t.(lt) 760 t.(fl)
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||Decommissioned USS Hobby (DD-610) alongside YR-26 at Charleston, S.C., circa 1 February 1946 - January 1947.
There is no DANFS history available for YRR-5 / YR-26 at Navsource
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