YR - 65 (Floating Workshop) Repair Barge
The YR is a non
self-propelled repair barge that provided repair and shop services in
support of the Radar Picket Ships.
The barge is self sustaining with its own generators and boiler and with
living accommodations (berths, mess galley, WR & WC) for the repair crew
The repair shops are located on the main deck and consist of carpenter
shop, shipfitter shop, electrical shop, electric motor re-wind shop, IC
shop, storage battery shop, machine shop, pipe shop, sheet metal shop,
boat engine shop, rigging shop, and welding shop.
The upper deck contains the living quarters.
A third deck was added for RADRON TWO and his staff.