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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YNg-1 Class Gate Craft:
  • Built by Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YNg-1, July 1941
  • Allocated to the 1st Naval District, gate vessel, Boston Harbor, 1941 - 1945
  • Towed from Boston to Melville, RI, by ATR-14, 13 June 1945
  • Placed out of service and laid up at Melville, July 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 110 tons (lt) 225 tons (fl)
    Length 110'
    Beam 34'
    Draft 4'
    Complement 3 Officers 15 Enlisted
    Armament one .50 cal MG, two .30 cal MG
    Searchlight, one 24 inch light
    Underwater Sound Equipment one QBE-1 Sonar (maximum range 5,000 yards)
    two Commercial Iron Works winches (key to “open and close” the net gates), powered by 75 HP DC motor with 30,000 lbs line pull
    two 60KW generators powered by two Buda 6 cylinder model 6DHG691 Diesel engines and one 20KW Buda powered generator
    galley, refrigerators, range and quarters for 18
    Propulsion none
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    YNg-1 187k YNg-1 at Boston Navy Yard, shortly after delivery, 01 July 1941.
    National Archives photos 19-N-24345, 19-N-24346 and 19-N-24347
    Mike Green
    YNg-1 144k
    YNg-1 146k

    There is no DANFS history available for YNg-1 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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