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YFN-493 (1946/47 - 1948)
YF-493 (1943 - 1946/47)

YRB-6 Class Repair and Berthing Barge:
  • Laid down, 15 December 1942, at Fort Myers Shipbuilding Co., Fort Myers, FL.
  • Launched, 20 January 1943
  • Completed, 7 March 1943
  • Delivered and placed in service as non-self propelled Covered Lighter YF-493, date and location unknown
  • Redesignated Covered Lighter YFN-493 circa 1946-1947
  • Redesignated Repair and Berthing Barge YRB-9, 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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