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Lost, 10 December 1941, incident to the Japanese occupation of Guam

YC-675 (???-???)
YF-222 (1931 - ???)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
American Defense Service Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

Wood hulled Water Barge:
  • Built by Piti Navy Yard, Guam (using materials supplied by Mare island)
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as freight lighter YF-222, 1931
  • Redesignated open lighter YC-675, date unknown
  • Redesignated water barge YW-55, date unknown
  • Lost with the surrender of the Guam garrison to Japanese occupation forces, 10 December 1941
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 24 July 1942
  • YW-55 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement unknown
    Length 54' 6"
    Beam 20' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Cargo Capacity
    Water: 14,100 gallons
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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