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YFN-961 (1946/47 - 1948)
YF-961 (1944 - 1946/47)

YRB-16 Class Repair and Berthing Barge:
  • Laid down, 16 November 1944, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 29 November 1944
  • Completed, 11 December 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service as non-self propelled Covered Lighter YF-961, date and location unknown
  • Redesignated Covered Lighter YFN-961, 1946-47
  • Redesignated Repair and Berthing Barge YRB-16, 26 August 1948
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, disposed of, 1 April 1975, by Navy sale, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Accommodations unknown
    Machinery unknown

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    YRB-16 316k YRB-16 moored outboard of USS Sea Devil (SS-400) during the submarine's recommissioning at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 17 August 1957. Note USS Catfish (SS-339) moored forward of Sea Devil with YRB-12 moored alongside. Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum photo # 36224-8-57 TH Darryl Baker

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