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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YW122 was transferred to Peru and named Mantilla (110)
YW-83 Class Self-propelled Water Barge:
  • Laid down in 1945 by Henry C. Grebe & Co. Inc., Chicago, IL.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as YW-122, 16 November 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred under the Security Assistance Program to Peru, 1 September 1980 renamed Mantilla (110) later Mantilla (141)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1235 t.(fl)
    Length 174'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 15'
    Speed unknown
    Complement 20
    Cargo Capacity 200,000 Gals.
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller

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    YW-122 103k Peruvian destroyers BAP Ferré (D74), ex-HMS Decoy (D106) and BAP Castilla (D71) ex-HrMS Utrecht (D817), left, at anchor at Callao, Peru. Alongside Castilla is the water carrier Mantilla (110), ex-YW-122.
    Photo by Karsten Petersen
    Robert Hurst
    YW-122 119k Mantilla (141) under way, circa 1970, location unknown.
    Peruvian Navy photo.
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for YW-123 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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