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YR-26 Class Floating Workshop:
  • Laid down, 10 March 1944, at Pollock Shipbuilding, Stockton, CA.
  • Launched, 23 July 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 10 November 1944, as Floating Workshop YR-68
  • Redesignated Repair and Berthing Barge YRB-34, date unknown
  • Current Disposition, active in service at Naval Station San Diego, CA.
    Displacement 530 t.(lt) 760 t.(fl)
    Length 153'
    Beam 36'
    Draft 6'
    Officers 1
    Enlisted 40
    Machinery unknown

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    YRB-34 81k YR-68 moored at Naval Station San Diego, CA., 1952.
    US Navy photo from Ships’ Data U.S. Naval Vessels 1952.
    Jim Swank
    YRB-34 59k YRB-34 moored at Naval Station San Diego, CA., 2009. Photo by Bob Gregory

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