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YRBM-48 Class Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge:
  • Laid down, 15 February 1943, as Non-Self-propelled Floating Workshop YR-44, at Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia, PA.
  • Launched, 18 April 1943
  • Delivered and placed in service, 22 September 1943, allocated to the 12th Naval District
  • Redesignated Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge YRBM-48 date unknown
  • Active in service at Pearl Harbor, HI
    Displacement 530 t.(lt) 760 t.(fl)
    Length 150 ft.
    Beam 36 ft.
    Draft 6 ft.
    Accommodations 1 Officer, 40 Enlisted
    Machinery unknown

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    YRBM-48 56k YRBM-48 at Pearl Harbor, 24 August 2011.
    Photo by Mike Kasik.
    Bob Gregory, Executive Support, COMPACFLT N43

    There is no DANFS history for YR-44 / YRBM-48 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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