From: Dictionary of American Fighting Ships


An island off the coast of Connecticut.


Falkner (YFB-26) was launched by Cape May Shipbuilding Inc., Cape May, N.J., and placed in service on 11 May 1944 in the 5th Naval District. She performed ferry duty until 14 August 1946 and on 10 October was assigned to the Reserve Fleet. On 1 May 1947 she was turned over to the Severn River Naval Command and on 19 February 1948 stricken from the Navy List.


Transcribed by Yves HUBERT (