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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 in 1945 by the Lethem D. Smith Shipbuilding Co., Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Launched, date unknown
Placed in service as YW-123, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping by th Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 4 May 1990
Displacement 440 t.(lt) 1235 t.(fl)
Cargo Capacity 200,000 Gals.
Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller
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||YW-123 side launching at Lethem D. Smith Shipbuilding Co., Sturgeon Bay, WI in 1945.
Photo from Bowling Green University Historical Collection of the Great Lakes.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
There is no DANFS history available for YW-123 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 14 March 2008
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