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YFNB-31
ex
YFN-900


YFNB-2 Large Covered Lighter:
  • Laid down, 25 April 1945, as Non-Self-propelled Covered Lighter YFN-900, at Nashville Bridge Co., Nashville, TN.
  • Launched, 28 April 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service, 22 February 1946
  • Redesignated Large Covered Lighter YFNB-31, date unknown
  • YFNB-31 was assigned to COMSUBRON 14 at Holy Loch, Scotland
  • Place out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 16 February 2002
  • Sold, 16 February 2002, by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 700 t.(lt) 2000 t.(fl)
    Length 261 ft.
    Beam 48 ft.
    Draft 9 ft.
    Accommodations 1 Officer, 28 Enlisted
    Machinery unknown

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    Simon Lake 63k USS Simon Lake (AS-33) moored at Holy Loch, Scotland, circa 1966-70 with supporting yard craft:
    Large Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock Los Alamos (AFDB-7)
    Large Covered Lighter (NSP) YFNB-31
    Large Covered Lighter (NSP)YFNB-42
    Floating Crane (NSP) YD-245
    and not shown:
    District Harbor Tug Large Piqua (YTB-793)
    District Harbor Tug Large Sagus (YTB-780)
    District Harbor Tug Large Natick (YTB-760)
    Carl Mussleman
    Simon Lake 450k Looking into the Holy Loch from Large Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock Los Alamos (AFDB-7)
    USS Simon Lake (AS-33)
    Large Covered Lighter (NSP)YFNB-31
    Large Covered Lighter (NSP) YFNB-42
    Floating Crane (NSP) YD-245
    Carl Mussleman
    Simon Lake 78k
    Simon Lake 129k Looking into the Holy Loch from Large Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock Los Alamos (AFDB-7)
    USS Simon Lake (AS-33) with resupply ship USNS Marshfield (T-AK-282) alongside
    Large Covered Lighter (NSP) YFNB-31
    Large Covered Lighter (NSP) YFNB-42
    Floating Crane (NSP) YD-245
    Carl Mussleman

    There is no DANFS history for YFN-900 / YFNB-31 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    YRBM - Repair Berthing and Messing Barge
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