Originally placed in service as Floating Workshop YR 46, the barge was later redesignated YRBM 49 and is presently one of the Navy's non self-propelled Repair, Berthing and Messing Barges.
|General Characteristics:||Keel laid: April 22, 1943|
|Launched: May 15, 1943|
|Delivered: November 26, 1943|
|Builder: Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia, Pa.|
|Length: 150 feet (45.7 meters)|
|Beam: 36 feet (11 meters)|
|Draft: 6 feet (1.8 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 760 tons|
|Accommodations: 1 Officer, 40 Enlisted|
|Homeport: Pearl Harbor, Hi.|
YRBM 49 Image Gallery:
The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows YRBM 49 at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Va., on October 14, 2017.