Repair Barges (YR, YRB, YRBM, YRDH, YRDM, YRR)

Most recent update: January 9, 2012.


All these vessels, many of which were converted from YFs, were used in repair activities.  If anyone can fill any of the gaps, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Type # Shipbuilder Location Ft. Tons Built Disposition
Floating Workshops (YR)
YR 1 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 68   1904 Later YD 23
YR 2 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 114   1905 Ex-Alpha
YR 3 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 50     Sold 1920
YR 4 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 60   1909 Reported missing
YR 5 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 110   1915 Ex-YC 164
YR 6 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 50      
YR 7 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 50      
YR 8     106 3,260   Ex-Scow No. 5, YC 455, scrapped 1920
YR 9     106 3,259   Ex-Scow No. 12, YC 456, sold 1922
YR 10     101 3,536   Ex-Harry, sold 1924
YR 11 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 110   1918 Ex-YF 77, sold 1935
YR 12 Palmer & Son, Robert Noank CT 105 2,172 1896 Ex-Gordon, YF 117, sold 1929
YR 13     124   1919 Ex-Repair Barge No. 1
YR 14     124   1919 Ex-Repair Barge No. 2
YR 15     124   1919 Ex-Repair Barge No. 3
YR 16     124   1919 Ex-Repair Barge No. 4
YR 17     124   1919 Ex-Repair Barge No. 5
YR 18            
YR 19   New York NY 170   1895 Ex-S.O. Co. No. 75, acquired 1898, YW 2, YO 10, sold 1929, scrapped 1948
YR 20 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 110 250 1913 Ex-YC 274
YR 21 Charleston NSY Charleston SC 110 250 1914 Ex-YC 294
YR 22 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 110 250 1914 Ex-YC 296
YR 23 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 110 250 1914 Ex-YC 701, sunk as target 1978
YR 24 JK Welding Brooklyn NY 150 530 1942 To Vietnam, scrapped 1985
YR 25 JK Welding Brooklyn NY 150 530 1942 To USMC 2003
YR 26 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 150 530 1942 Ex-YRR 5, sold 1998
YR 27 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 150 530 1942 Struck 1997
YR 28           Ex-Capital Barge No. 9
YR 29 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1941 Active
YR 30 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1941  
YR 31 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942 Later YRR 7, now YR 90
YR 32 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942 Later YRR 8, sold 1998
YR 33            
YR 34 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 150 530 1941 To Ecuador 1978
YR 35 New York NSY Brooklyn NY 150 530 1941 To Russia 1945
YR 36 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1941 Later YRB 31, now YRBM 54
YR 37 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1941 To Paraguay 1977
YR 38 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1941 To Russia 1945
YR 39 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1941 Later YRR 6, sunk as target 2002
YR 40 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 150 530 1941 To Guatemala 1975
YR 41 Pearl Harbor NSY Honolulu HI 150 530 1941  
YR 42 George Lawley Neponset MA 150 530 1918 Ex-YTT 3
YR 43 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942  
YR 44 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942 Now YRBM 48
YR 45 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942 To Brazil 1945
YR 46 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942 Now YRBM 49
YR 47 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942  
YR 48 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1942 To Venezuela 1977
YR 49 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1942 Later YRR 1, struck 1994
YR 50 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1942 Now YRBM 50
YR 51 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942  
YR 52 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1943 Later YRDM 1, sold 2001
YR 53 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1943 Later YRDM 2, sold 2001
YR 54 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 150 530 1943 Later YRDM 3, YRR 13, struck 1994
YR 55 Associated Sbldrs. Seattle WA 150 530 1943 Later YRDH 1, now IX 528
YR 56 Associated Sbldrs. Seattle WA 150 530 1943 Later YRDH 2, sold 2005
YR 57 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 150 530 1943 Later YRDH 3, now YRR 11
YR 58 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 150 530 1943  
YR 59 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 150 530 1944 Struck 1979
YR 60 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 150 530 1944 Now YRBM 51
YR 61 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 150 530 1944  
YR 62 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1945  
YR 63 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1946 Now YRB 36
YR 64 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1946 Sold 2007
YR 65 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1946 Sold 2001
YR 66 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1947 To Colombia 1981
YR 67 Pollock Stockton SB Stockton CA 150 530 1944 Now YRB 32
YR 68 Pollock Stockton SB Stockton CA 150 530 1944 Now YRB 34
YR 69 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945  
YR 70 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 Struck 2008
YR 71 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945  
YR 72 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 To Russia 1945
YR 73 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 Now YRB 33
YR 74 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 Later YRR 2, sold 2003
YR 75 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 To Russia 1945
YR 76 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 Sold 2001
YR 77 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 Now YRBM 52
YR 78 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 Later YRB 35, now YRBM 55
YR 79 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 Later YRR 10, struck 2004
YR 80 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 Cancelled
YR 81 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 Cancelled
YR 82 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1945 Cancelled
YR 83 Northeast B & W   110 140 1942 Ex-YFN 365, ex-YRL 5, active
YR 84 Alexander, L. F. New Orleans LA 210 1160 1944 Ex-FMS 6, sold 2006
YR 85 Bethlehem Steel Staten Island NY 210 1160 1954 Ex-FMS 387, active
YR 86 Alexander, L. F. New Orleans LA 210 1160 1954 Ex-FMS 811, sold 2006
YR 87           Active
YR 88 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942 Ex-YR 32, YRR 8, sold 1998
YR 89 Coast Transport   150 530 1937 Ex-YFN 685, YRR 4, reefed off New Jersey 2008
YR 90 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942 Ex-YR 31, YRR 7, active
YR 91 Trinity Marine Beaumont TX 261 700 1993 Now YRBM 53
YR 92 Soule Steel San Francisco CA 110 170 1945 Ex-YC 1079, sold 2005
YR 93 Nashville Bridge Nashville TN 261 700 1946 Ex-YFN 899, YFNB 30, active
YR 94 Everett Pacific Everett WA 261 700 1945 Ex-YFN 723, YFNB 12, YDT 11, YRST 1, IX 526, active
YR 95 Seatrain SB Brooklyn NY 310   1977 Ex-Nestucca, active
YR 96 Eastern Marine Panama City FL 110 170 1987 Ex-YFN 1268, active
Repair and Berthing Barges (YRB)
YRB 1 Boston NSY Charlestown MA 110 100 1940 Ex-YFN 258, sold 1999
YRB 2 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 110 100 1942 Ex-YFN 310, sold 1999
YRB 3     110 138 1942 Ex-YFN 470
YRB 4     110 138 1942 Ex-YFN 475
YRB 5     110 138 1943 Ex-YFN 477
YRB 6     110 138 1943 Ex-YFN 480, scrapped 1973
YRB 7     110 100 1943 Ex-YFN 312
YRB 8     110 100 1941 Ex-YFN 271
YRB 9     110 138 1943 Ex-YFN 493
YRB 10     110 138 1943 Ex-YFN 678, ex-YC 862
YRB 11     110 170 1914 Ex-YC 293, sold 1959
YRB 12 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 110 170 1915 Ex-YC 312
YRB 13     110 100 1943 Ex-YF 587, ex-YC 1220, struck 1972
YRB 14     110 170 1941 Ex-YFN 239, ex-YC 280
YRB 15     110 138 1943 Ex-YFN 511
YRB 16     110 170 1944 Ex-YFN 961, scrapped 1975
YRB 17     110 138 1943 Ex-YFN 402
YRB 18     110 138 1944 Ex-YFN 409
YRB 19     110 138 1943 Ex-YFN 515
YRB 20     110 138 1943 Ex-YFN 516
YRB 21     110 138 1944 Ex-YFN 845
YRB 22 Soule Steel San Francisco CA 110 170 1945 Ex-YC 1079, later YR 92, sold 2005
YRB 23            
YRB 24            
YRB 25 JK Welding Brooklyn NY 110 170 1942 Ex-YFN 298, struck 1999
YRB 26            
YRB 27     110 170 1945 Ex-YFN 1170, scrapped 1971
YRB 28     110 170 1943 Ex-YFN 713, scrapped 1976
YRB 29 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 124 500 1947 Ex-YF 1092, YFN 1092, YFNX 13, YRST 5, sold 2000
YRB 30 Mo. Valley Bridge Leavenworth KS 261 700 1945 Ex-YFN 1064, YFNB 37, active
YRB 31 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1942 Ex-YR 36, now YRBM 54
YRB 32 Pollock Stockton SB Stockton CA 153 530 1944 Ex-YR 67, active
YRB 33 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 153 500 1945 Ex-YR 73, active
YRB 34 Pollock Stockton SB Stockton CA 153 530 1944 Ex-YR 68, active
YRB 35 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 153 500 1945 Ex-YR 78, now YRBM 55
YRB 36 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1946 Ex-YR 63, active
Repair, Berthing and Messing Barges (YRBM)
YRBM 1 Pearl Harbor NSY  Honolulu HI 110 230 1956 Sold 1999
YRBM 2 Pearl Harbor NSY   Honolulu HI 110 230 1955 Sold 2001
YRBM 3 Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV  110 230 1956 Struck 2000
YRBM 4 Marietta Mfg. Point Pleasant WV  110 230 1956 To NDRF 1995
YRBM 5 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 112 236 1960 Sold 2001
YRBM 6 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 112 236 1960 Sold 2001
YRBM 7 Southern SB Slidell LA 112 236 1960 Sold 1997
YRBM 8 Gretna Machine Harvey LA 112 236 1962 Active
YRBM 9 Gretna Machine Harvey LA 112 236 1962 Active
YRBM 10 Gretna Machine Harvey LA 112 236 1963 Scrapped 1994
YRBM 11 Gretna Machine Harvey LA 112 236 1963 Sold 1998
YRBM 12 Gretna Machine Harvey LA 112 236 1963 Sold 1998
YRBM 13 Gretna Machine Harvey LA 112 236 1963 Active
YRBM 14 Gretna Machine Harvey LA 112 236 1964 Active
YRBM 15 Gretna Machine Harvey LA 112 236 1964 Active
YRBM 16     261 700   Ex-YFNB 21, to Vietnam 1973
YRBM 17     261 700   Ex-YFNB 24, to Vietnam 1971
YRBM 18     261 700   Ex-APL 55, to Vietnam 1971
YRBM 19 Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 261 700 1943 Ex-YFN 740, later YFNB 19, YRBM 56
YRBM 20 Willamette I & S Portland OR  261 700 1945 Ex-YFN 751, YFNB 26, active
YRBM 21     261 700   To Vietnam 1973
YRBM 22            
YRBM 23 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 498 1970 Active
YRBM 24 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 498 1970 Active
YRBM 25 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 498 1970 Active
YRBM 26 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 498 1970 Active
YRBM 27 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 498 1971 Active
YRBM 28 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 498 1971 Active
YRBM 29 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 498 1971 Active
YRBM 30 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 498 1971 Active
YRBM 31 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1981 Active
YRBM 32 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1981 Active
YRBM 33 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1981 Active
YRBM 34 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1981 Active
YRBM 35 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1981 Active
YRBM 36 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1981 Active
YRBM 37 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1982 Active
YRBM 38 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1982 Active
YRBM 39 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1982 Active
YRBM 40 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1982 Active
YRBM 41 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1982 Active
YRBM 42 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1982 Active
YRBM 43 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1983 Active
YRBM 44 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1983 Active
YRBM 45 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1983 Active
YRBM 46 Marinette Marine Marinette WI 146 603 1983 Active
YRBM 47 American Bridge Ambridge PA 261 700 1945 Ex-YFNB 42, sold 2007
YRBM 48 Cramp SB Philadelphia PA 150 530 1943 Ex-YR 44, active
YRBM 49 Cramp SB Philadelphia PA 150 530 1943 Ex-YR 46, active
YRBM 50 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 600 1944 Ex-YR 50, active
YRBM 51 Dekom SB Brooklyn NY 153 530 1944 Ex-YR 60, active
YRBM 52 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 153 500 1945 Ex-YR 77, active
YRBM 53 Trinity Marine Beaumont TX 261 700 1945 Ex-YR 91, active
YRBM 54 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1942 Ex-YR 36, active
YRBM 55 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 261 700 1945 Ex-YR 78, active
YRBM 56 Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 261 700 1943 Ex-YFN 740, YRBM 19, YFNB 19, active
Dry-Dock Workshops - Hull (YRDH)
YRDH 1 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 151 460 1943 Ex-YR 55, later IX 528, active
YRDH 2 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 151 460 1943 Ex-YR 56, sold 2009
YRDH 3 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 151 460 1943 Ex-YR 57, later YRR 11, active
YRDH 4 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 151 460 1944 Ex-YR ??, later YRR 12, sold 1966
YRDH 5 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 151 460 1944  
YRDH 6 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 151 460 1944 Active
YRDH 7 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 151 460 1944 Active
YRDH 8 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 151 460 1944 Scrapped 1975
Dry-Dock Workshops - Machinery (YRDM)
YRDM 1 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 151 490 1943 Ex-YR 52, sold 2001
YRDM 2 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 151 490 1943 Ex-YR 53, sold 2001
YRDM 3 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 151 490 1943 Ex-YR 54, later YRR 13, struck 1994
YRDM 4 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 151 490 1944 Later YRR 14, struck 2007
YRDM 5 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 151 490 1944 Active
YRDM 6 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 151 490 1944  
YRDM 7 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 151 490 1944 Sold 2009
YRDM 8 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 151 490 1944 Later YRR 5, YR 26, sunk as target 2002
Radiological Repair Barges (YRR)
YRR 1 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 600 1943 Ex-YR 49, struck 1994
YRR 2 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 153 500 1945 Ex-YR 74, sold 2003
YRR 3 Puget Sound NSY Bremerton WA 126 160 1942 Ex-YFN 333, reclassified as equipment 1997
YRR 4 Coast Transport   150 530 1937 Ex-YFN 685, later YR 89, reefed off New Jersey 2008
YRR 5 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 150 530 1944 Ex-YRDM 8, sunk as target 2002
YRR 6 Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 150 530 1943 Ex-YR 39, sunk as target 2002
YRR 7 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942 Ex-YR 31, now YR 90
YRR 8 Cramp Shipbuilding Philadelphia PA 150 530 1942 Ex-YR 32, YR 88, sold 1998
YRR 9            
YRR 10 Puget Sound Bridge Seattle WA 153 500 1945 Ex-YR 79, struck 2004
YRR 11 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 151 460 1943 Ex-YR 57, YRDH 3, active
YRR 12 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 151 460 1944 Ex-YRDH 4, sold 1966
YRR 13 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 151 460 1944 Ex-YR 54, YRDM 3, struck 1994
YRR 14 Norfolk NSY Portsmouth VA 151 460 1944 Ex-YRDM 4, struck 2007