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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YW-92 was transferred to Italy and named Adige
YW-83 Class Self-propelled Water Barge:
  • Laid down, in 1944, at Martin Iron and Ship Building Co., Duluth, MN.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Placed in service in 1944 as YW-92, in the 1st Naval District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Transferred to Italy in 1948, named Adige
  • Struck from the US Naval Register, date unknown
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Italian Naval Register in 1989
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 440 t.(lt), 1390 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 1 officer 20 enlisted
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 560shp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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