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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Lost, 12 April 1942, sunk by Japanese gunfire at Corregidor
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Defense Medal
Self-propelled Steel-hulled Miscellaneous Auxiliary Service Craft:
Completed 1931 as MV Manapla by Hong Kong and Whampoa Dock Co. Ltd., Hong Kong, BCC, for the North Negros Sugar Co., Ltd., Iloilo, P.I.
Delivered to Navy and placed in service at Cavite Navy Yard, 25 June 1941
Intended to be fitted as a minesweeper
Contrary to most reports, YAG-4 survived the bombing of Cavite and the fall of Manila, and was active in the Bataan campaign, assigned to the 16th Naval District's Inshore Patrol
Evacuated personnel from Mariveles, 08 April 1942
Sunk by Japanese gunfire in South Harbor, Corregidor, 12 April 1942
Struck from Naval Register, 22 February 1943
YAG-4 was awarded one battle star for World War II service
Displacement 248 gross tons
Propulsion one Atlas 4-cylinder diesel, 200bhp
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||Cavite Navy Yard, Manila, Philippine Islands, 27 October 1941. YAG-4 and YAG-2 were under conversion here at this time. The two candidate vessels that are about the right size and type are moored together at the left of the photo while a third is among the larger ships to the right. The larger ships include the submarine tender USS Canopus (AS-9), two four-piper destroyers, a submarine and three Auk-class minesweepers.
US Navy photo # 80-G-178321, from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command.
|Robert Hurst, courtesy Shipscribe.com
There is no DANFS history available for YAG-4 at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 10 May 2015
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