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YRBM 8 is one of the Navy's non self-propelled Repair, Berthing and Messing Barges.

General Characteristics:Keel laid: January 15, 1962
Launched: April 11, 1962
Delivered: September 17, 1962
Builder: Gretna Machine and Iron Works, Harvey, La.
Length: 110 feet (33.5 meters)
Beam: 34 feet (10.36 meters)
Draft: 4 feet (1.2 meters)
Displacement: approx. 292 tons
Accommodations: 10 Officers, 90 Enlisted
Homeport: Norfolk, Va.

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