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YAG-22 (1942 - 1943)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - Tango - Hotel
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Self-propelled Wooden-hulled Miscellaneous Auxiliary Service Craft:
  • Built by William F. Stone & Son, Oakland CA
  • Completed as the cargo vessel Oakland(ON 223127) for Hunt & Hatch Transportation Co., Oakland, CA, 1923
  • Sold to Sacramento and San Joaquin River Lines, San Francisco, CA, 1938
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 14 October 1942, designated YAG-22
  • Reclassified Covered Lighter (Self-propelled) YF-568, 04 January 1943
  • Placed in service at Naval Ammunition Depot, Mare Island, 15 January 1943
  • Severely damaged by fire in San Francisco Bay, 18 May 1946
  • Placed out of service and returned to owners, 05 August 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 29 October 1946
  • Sold to Benicia Food Products Co., Benicia, CA, 1946
  • Sold to Donlon J. Arques, 1955
  • Final disposition, believe became houseboat at Sausalito, CA; abandoned 1970
    Displacement 225 gross tons
    Length 98.8'
    Beam 30.5'
    Draft 8.5'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion one diesel engine, single propeller, 300bhp

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    YAG-22 15k YF-568 underway off Mare Island Navy Yard, 30 July 1943.
    National Archives photo 19-N-49141 (cropped)
    Dave Wright
    YAG-22 116k YF-568 moored at Mare Island Navy Yard, circa 1946.
    US Navy photo from Mare Island Naval Barracks Naval Ammunition Depot
    Sam Stokes

    There is no DANFS history available for YF-568 / YAG-22 at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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