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YR 97

- formerly YRB 32, formerly YR 67 -

YR 97 is one of the Navy's floating workshops. Built as floating workshop YR 67 in 1944, the barge was redesignated as repair and berthing barge YRB 32 on April 3, 2000. On February 12, 2013, the barge was reclassified as floating workshop YR 97 and is presently assigned to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash.

General Characteristics:Awarded: December 3, 1943
Keel laid: March 9, 1944
Launched: July 23, 1944
Delivered: September 15, 1944
Builder: Pollock Shipbuilding, Stockton, Calif.
Length: 153 feet (46.6 meters)
Beam: 36 feet (11 meters)
Draft: 6 feet (1.8 meters)
Displacement: 530 tons light, 760 tons full load
Accommodations: 1 officers, 40 enlisted
Homeport: Bremerton, Wash.

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