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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
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||YR-77 drydocked at Pearl Harbor, 18 June 2002, while undergoing conversion to Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge YRBM-52.
||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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YRBM - Repair Berthing and Messing Barge
Last Updated 2 September 2011
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