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YFN-271 (1946/47 - 1948)
YF-271 (1941 - 1946/47)

YRB-6 Class Repair and Berthing Barge:
  • Laid down, 22 October 1940, at J.K. Welding Co. Inc., Brooklyn N.Y.
  • Launched, 26 December 1940
  • Completed, 5 January 1941
  • Delivered and placed in service as non-self propelled Covered Lighter YF-271, date and location unknown
  • Redesignated Covered Lighter YFN-271 circa 1946-1947
  • Redesignated Repair and Berthing Barge YRB-8, 26 August 1948
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 170 t.(lt)
    Length 111'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 4'
    Officers 2
    Enlisted 15
    Machinery unknown
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