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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 - National Defense Service Medal
YW-83 Class Self-propelled Water Barge:
Laid down, date unknown, Henry C. Grebe and Co. Inc., Chicago, IL.
Launched, date unknown
Placed in service as YW-119, 10 October 1945
Allocated to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA.
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 August 1982
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-119 moored pierside probably at Naval Station Norfolk, VA., date unknown.
||YW-119 underway off Naval Station Norfolk, VA, date unknown.
||YW-119 moored pierside at or near Naval Station Norfolk, VA, date unknown.
There is no DANFS history available for YW-119 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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