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YRBM-23 Class Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge:
  • Laid down, 16 April 1970, at Marinette Marine, Marinette, WI.
  • Launched, 1 October 1970
  • Delivered and placed in service, 25 May 1971
  • Current Disposition, active in service
    Displacement 498 t.(lt) 685 t.(fl)
    Length 146'
    Beam 46'
    Draft 4'
    Officers 26
    Enlisted 231
    Machinery unknown

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    YRBM-27 1045k YRBM-27 moored pierside, date and location unknown. Note the stern of USS Newport (LST-1179) visible to the right and across the pier from YRBM-27.
    Photo from Bowling Green University Historical Collection of the Great Lakes
    US Navy photo
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.

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