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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:
  • Built by Marine Iron and Ship Building Co., Duluth, MN (YN 98)
  • Laid down in 1945
  • Launched in 1945
  • Placed in service as YW-114, 03 September 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, November 1974
  • Rebuilt as a commercial fishing vessel, renamed Hallelujah (ON 587265)
  • Sold and renamed Michael J, date unknown
  • Sold and renamed Ocean Pacific, date unknown
  • Final disposition, capsized at her moorings when cargo shifted and sank in 22 fathoms, Tongass Narrows, AK, 12 August 1989
    Displacement 440 tons (lt), 1282 tons (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-114 1067k Two views of YW-114 moored, probably at Guantanamo Bay, date unknown. Dan Paul
    YW-114 206k

    There is no DANFS history available for YW-114 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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