Originally built and placed in service as Floating Workshop YR 91, the barge was converted and redesignated YRBM 53 in the early 1990s. YRBM 53 is presently one of the Navy's non self-propelled Repair, Berthing and Messing Barges.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: ?|
|Keel laid: ?|
|Delivered: March 1, 1993|
|Builder: Halter Marine, Pascagoula, Ms.|
|Homeport: Pearl Harbor, Hi.|
YRBM 53 Image Gallery:
The photo below was taken by me and shows YRBM 53 at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Hi., on March 8, 2012.