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YC-293 (1911 - 1946)

Repair and Berthing Barge:
  • Built in 1914 Open Lighter YC-293, at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as non-self propelled Open Lighter YC-293, date and location unknown
  • Redesignated Repair and Berthing Barge YRB-11, 26 August 1948
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold, 9 February 1959, by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 170 t.(lt)
    Length 111'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 4'
    Officers 2
    Enlisted 15
    Machinery unknown
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    Size Image Description Source/ Contributed
    YC-293 120k YC-293 alongside Permit (SS-178) at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA., 12 January 1943.
    US National Archives photo # 19-N-40141 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
    LST-1120 885k Aerial view of ships berthed at Mare Island, 8 February 1946.
    Left (inboard to outboard):
    USS LST-1134,
    USS LST-828,
    USS LST-1088,
    USS LST-1120
    and YOS-1.
    Right (inboard to outboard):
    USS General William Mitchell (AP-114),
    USS General G. M. Randall (AP-115),
    YD-33 and YC-293
    Contributed by Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history available for YC-293 / YRB-11 at Navsource
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