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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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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-83 Class Self-propelled Water Barge:
Laid down, 24 July 1945, at George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA
Launched, date unknown
Delivered and placed in service as YW-98, 9 November 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Laid up at NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Philadelphia, PA
Struck from the Naval Register, 10 September 1991
Final Disposition, to be disposed of by transfer to government agencies, activities, foreign countries (not SAP), MARAD, Sea Scouts, etc.
Displacement 440 t.(lt), 1282 t.(fl)
Draft 13' (max.)
Cargo Capacity 200,000 Gals
Complement 1 officer 20 enlisted
Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion General Motors Diesel engine, single screw, 640shp
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||YW-98 underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
There is no DANFS history available for YW-98 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 28 August 2009
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