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YFNB-2 Large Covered Lighter:
Built by Missouri Valley Bridge, Leavenworth, KS
Contracted, 25 August 1944
Laid down as Non-Self-propelled Covered Lighter YF-1063, 12 March 1945
Launched, April 1945
Delivered and placed in service, May 1945
Redesignated Large Covered Lighter YFNB-36, date unknown
YFNB-36 was assigned to Oak Ridge (ARDM-1)
Towed with Oak Ridge by Seneca (ATF-91) from Norfolk to Rota, Spain, summer 1964
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 May 1997
Sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion, 22 January 2003
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 700 tons(lt) 2000 tons(fl)
Length 261 ft.
Beam 48 ft.
Draft 9 ft.
Accommodations 1 Officer, 28 Enlisted
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||USS Oak Ridge (ARDM-1)
moored at Rota Spain Naval Station, with a YTB in her dock, circa
Oak Ridge is flanked by YFNB-36 and APL-31
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # K-117515
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||Ex-YFNB-36 moored in a south Florida port, some time in the 2000s. Photo from United Dreging Corporation's website.
There is no DANFS history for YFN-1063 / YFNB-36 available at Navsource
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