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YRBM-54 Class Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge:
  • Laid down, 1 November 1941, at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 13 December 1941
  • Delivered and placed in service, 15 May 1942, as Floating Workshop YR-36, allocated to the 17th Naval District
  • Redesignated Repair and Berthing Barge YRB-31, date unknown
  • Converted to a Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge in March-April 2002 at Pearl Harbor, redesignated YRBM-54
  • Current Disposition, active in service at Pearl Harbor, HI.
    Displacement 530 t.(lt) 760 t.(fl)
    Length 150'
    Beam 36'
    Draft 6'
    Officers 3
    Enlisted 62
    Machinery unknown

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    YRBM-54 163k YRB-31 drydocked at Pearl Harbor, 8 April 2004, while undergoing conversion to Repair, Berthing and Messing Barge YRBM-54. Bob Gregory
    YRBM-54 168k
    YRBM-54 61k YRBM-54 at Pearl Harbor, 24 August 2011.
    Photo by Mike Kasik.
    Bob Gregory, Executive Support, COMPACFLT N43

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