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YRB-29 Class Repair and Berthing Barge:
Built by Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
Laid down, 14 January 1946
Launched, 19 February 1946
Delivered and placed in service at Norfolk as non-self propelled Covered Lighter YF-1092, 22 April 1947
Redesignated Covered Lighter YFN-1092, date unknown
Redesignated Special Purpose Lighter YFNX-13, date unknown
Redesignated Salvage Craft Tender (NSP) YRST-5, date unknown
Redesignated Repair and Berthing Barge YRB-29, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 09 November 1999
Sold by the General Services Administration (GSA) for reuse, 17 May 2000
Registered to Sterling Equipment, Inc., Boston, MA as barge SEI 12060, 2000
Final disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 500 t.(lt)
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||YFN-1092 moored at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA, circa 1946
||US Navy photo from Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA.
||YRST-5, unofficially named Tom O'Malley, moored at Washington Navy Yard, circa 1977. This view shows the waterfront portion of the osutheast part of the yard.
YRST-5 was attached to the Naval School of Diving and Salvage. The school also occupied the building in left center. The larger, white bldg. in upper right is the Chief Petty Officers' Club.
United States National Archives, Photo No. K-118322
There is no DANFS history available for YF/YFN-1092 / YFNX-13 / YRST-5 / YRB-29 at Navsource
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