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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YW-95 was transferred to Italy and named Flegetonte
YW-83 Class Self-propelled Water Barge:
  • Laid down, in 1944, at Albina Engine and Machine Works, Inc., Portland, OR.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Placed in service in 1944 as YW-95, in the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Transferred to Italy in 1948 name Flegetonte
  • Struck from the US Naval Register, date unknown
  • Placed out of service by the Italian Navy, 8 January 1974,
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 8 January 1974
    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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