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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YW-83 Class Self-propelled Water Barge:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Zenith Dredge Co., Duluth, MN.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YW-107, date unknown
  • Allocated to the 3rd Naval District at New York
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 1 December 1974
    Displacement 440 t.(lt), 1282 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 13' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Cargo Capacity 200,000 Gals
    Complement 1 officer 20 enlisted
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion General Motors Diesel, single screw, 640shp

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    YW-85 303k YW-107 moored pierside, probably in or around New York City, date unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Stan Svec
    LST-28 26k YW-107 alongside USS LST-28, date and location unknown. James Edwards USS LST-28
    YW-107 80k YW-107 alongside USS Noble (APA-218) anchored off New York City, 25 May 1946.
    US Navy Photo # NH 66832 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center, courtesy of the Mariners Museum, Newport News, VA. Ted Stone Collection.
    US Naval Historical Center

    There is no DANFS history available for YW-107 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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