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Floating Workshop
(ex-YFN-899, YFNB-30)

YR-93 Class Floating Workshop
  • Built by Nashville Bridge Co. Nashville, TN
  • Laid down, 27 March 1945
  • Launched, 18 June 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service as the steel-hulled Covered Lighter (Non-Self-propelled) YFN-899, 16 January 1946
  • Reclassified Large Covered Lighter YFNB-30, date unknown
  • Reclassified Floating Workshop YR-93, date unknown
  • Active, in service at Naval Station San Diego
    Displacement 700 tons (lt) 2,000 tons(fl)
    Length 261'
    Beam 48';
    Draft 13' (lim)
    Accommodations 1 Officer, 28 Enlisted
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    120k YFNB-30 moored pierside, date and location unknown. Scott Odell
    645k YR-93, APL-4 and Curtiss (AVB-4) moored at Naval Station San Diego, 27 July 2008.
    Photo courtesy of Tom Saint
    Bill Gonyo
    486k YR-93 moored at Naval Base San Diego, 07 August 2011. Photo copyright Kyle Stubbs via Dave Wright
    367k YR-93 and YFNB-19 moored at Naval Station San Diego, 10 October 2015. Tommy Trampp

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