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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-96 Class Self-propelled Water Barge:
  • Laid down in 1942, as the self-propelled water tanker Franklin R. at American Electric Welding Co., Baltimore, MD.
  • Launched in 1942
  • Placed in service in 1942 as YW-96 in the 15th Naval District at Balboa, Panama Canal Zone
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the US Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 8 January 1974
    Displacement unknown
    Length 103'
    Beam unknown
    Draft 18'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 200shp

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

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