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YFN-239 (1946/47 - 1948)
YF-239 (1942 - 1946/47)
YE-35 (1920 - 1942)
YC-280 (1913 - 1920)

Repair and Berthing Barge:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Seattle Construction Co., Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Completed in 1913
  • Delivered and placed in service as non-self propelled Open Lighter YC-280, date and location unknown
  • Redesignated Ammunition Lighter YE-35, 8 June 1920
  • Redesignated Covered Lighter YF-239, 16 May 1942
  • Redesignated Covered Lighter YFN-239, 1946/47
  • Redesignated Repair and Berthing Barge YRB-14, 26 August 1948
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Accommodations unknown
    Machinery unknown

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    133k YF-239 outboard of YF-200 in the right distance of this photo of USS Permit (SS-178) at the Mare Island Navy Yard, CA., 12 January 1943.
    US Naval National Archives photo # 19-N-40140, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives
    Darryl Baker
    243k YF-239 alongside USS Tunny (SS-282) during Commissioning ceremony at Mare Island, 1 September 1942.
    US Navy photo # 5215-42
    Darryl Baker
    YRB-12 259k Recommissioning of USS Sea Fox (SS 402) at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 5 June 5, 1953. The Submarine forward of Sea Fox is USS Menhaden (SS-377) with YRB-14 and YRB-12 outboard of her.
    Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum File # SS 402 17775-6-53 TH, 6/5/53/font>
    Darryl Baker

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