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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)
    Length 150'
    Beam 36'
    Draft 6'
    Officers one
    Enlisted 46
    Machinery unknown

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    YR-26 95k Decommissioned USS Hobby (DD-610) alongside YR-26 at Charleston, S.C., circa 1 February 1946 - January 1947. John Chiquoine

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