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YRB-30 Class Repair and Berthing Barge:
  • Laid down, 13 March 1945, by Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co., Leavenworth KS.
  • Launched, 12 May 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service, 28 May 1945 as non-self propelled Covered Lighter YFN-1064, location unknown
  • Redesignated Large Covered Lighter YFNB-37, date unknown
  • Converted to a Repair and Berthing Barge at Yokosuka, Japan, date unknown, redesignated YRB-30
  • Active, in service at Yokosuka, Japan
    Displacement 700 t.(lt) 2700 t.(fl)
    Length 261'
    Beam 48'
    Draft 9'
    Officers 2
    Enlisted 15
    Machinery unknown

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    YRB-30 116k YRB-30 at Yokosuka, Japan, date unknown. Bob Gregory
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    YRB-30 114k
    YRB-30 115k
    YRB-30 117k

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