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- formerly YR 77 -

Originally built and placed in service as Floating Workshop YR 77, the barge was converted to a repair, berthing and messing barge at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Hi., in mid-2002. Redesignated YRBM 52, the barge is now serving as one of the Navy's non self-propelled Repair, Berthing and Messing Barges.

General Characteristics:Awarded: June 28, 1944
Keel laid: January 8, 1945
Launched: May 12, 1945
Delivered: June 9, 1945
Builder: Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging, Seattle, Wash.
Length: 153 feet (46.6 meters)
Beam: 36 feet (11 meters)
Draft: 6 feet (1.8 meters)
Displacement: approx. 760 tons (full displacement)
Accommodations: 1 Officer, 40 Enlisted
Homeport: Pearl Harbor, Hi.

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The photo below was taken by Sebastian Thoma and shows YRBM 52 at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hi., on March 18, 2022.

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