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YRBM-52 Class Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge:
  • Laid down, 8 January 1945, as Non-Self-propelled Floating Workshop YR-77, at Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, 12 May 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service, 9 June 1945
  • Converted to a Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge at Naval Shipyard Pearl Harbor in 2002, redesignated YRBM-52
  • Active in service at Pearl Harbor, HI.
    Displacement 500 t.(lt) 760 t.(fl)
    Length 153 ft.
    Beam 36 ft.
    Draft 6 ft.
    Accommodations 1 Officer, 40 Enlisted
    Machinery unknown

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    YRBM-52 152k YR-77 drydocked at Pearl Harbor, 18 June 2002, while undergoing conversion to Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge YRBM-52. Bob Gregory
    YRBM-52 192k
    YRBM-52 178k
    YRBM-52 206k
    YRBM-52 220k
    YRBM-52 163k
    YRBM-52 62k YRBM-52 at Pearl Harbor, 24 August 2011.
    Photo by Mike Kasik.
    Bob Gregory, Executive Support, COMPACFLT N43

    There is no DANFS history for YR-77 / YRBM-52 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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