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YRBM-5 Class Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge:
  • Laid down, 15 January 1962, at Gretna Machine and Iron Works, Harvey LA.
  • Launched, 11 April 1962
  • Delivered and placed in service, 17 September 1962
  • Current Disposition, active in service
    Displacement 236 t.(lt) 310 t.(fl)
    Length 112'
    Beam 36'
    Draft 4'
    Officers 10
    Enlisted 90
    Machinery unknown

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    YRBM-8 57k YRBM-8 berthed at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, July 1973. Photo by Jim Swank
    YRBM-8 40k YRBM-8 in tow on the Huson River, N. Y., 2005. Photo courtesy Tom Turner. Bob Gregory, Dep Requirements & Special Programs Officer COMPACFLT N43

    There is no DANFS history available for YRBM-8 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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