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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-125 was transferred to the Republic of the Philippines, named BRP Lake Lanao (Y-42)
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-125, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Transferred to the Republic of the Philippines in July 1948, named BRP Lake Lanao (Y 42)
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 422 t.(lt)
    Length 165'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 15'
    Speed unknown
    Complement 20
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    YW-125 76k YW-125 underway in the Great Lakes area in 1945, probably during builders trials.
    Photo from Bowling Green University Historical Collection of the Great Lakes.
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
    BRP Lake Lanao (Y 42)
    YW-125 62k Ex-YW-125 underway in 1969 while in the Republic of the Philippines naval service as BRP Lake Lanao (Y-42), date and location unknown.
    Official Republic of the Philippines Navy photo.
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.

    There is no DANFS history available for YW-125 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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