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, Hi., on October 14, 2017.
The photo below was taken by Sebastian Thoma and shows YRBM 49 at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hi., on March 18, 2022.