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YR 90

- formerly YRR 7, formerly YR 31 -

YR 90 is one of the Navy's floating workshops. Built as floating workshop YR 31 in 1941, the barge was later redesignated as radiological repair barge YRR 7 before being redesignated again as floating workshop YR 90. Presently, YR 90 is assigned to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va.

General Characteristics:Awarded: April 14, 1941
Keel laid: August 2, 1941
Launched: November 27, 1941
Delivered: January 21, 1942
Builder: Cramp Shipbuilding Corp., Philadelphia, Penn.
Length: 150 feet (45.7 meters)
Beam: 36 feet (11 meters)
Draft: 6 feet (1.8 meters)
Displacement: 530 tons light, 760 tons full load
Accommodations: 1 officers, 46 enlisted
Homeport: Portsmouth, Va.

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The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows YR 90 at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va., on December 26, 2021.

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