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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YNg-1 Class Gate Craft:
  • Built by Moore Dry Dock, Oakland, CA (YN 206)
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YNg-18, 23 June 1941
  • Allocated to the 12th Naval District, gate vessel, San Francisco Bay, 1941 - 1945
  • Arrived Frontier Base Treasure Island for inactivation, 24 July 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold to Alaska Aggregate Corp., Juneau, AK, as barge Wynne (ON 501778), date unknown
  • Sold to Hightide Enterprises, Juenau, AK, and renamed Hightide Barge 18, date unknown
  • Final disposition, fate unknwon (documentation expired 30 September 2004)
    Displacement 110 tons (lt) 225 tons (fl)
    Length 110'
    Beam 34'
    Draft 4'
    Complement 3 Officers 15 Enlisted
    Armament unknown
    Machinery Superior Diesel Motor-Generator sets
    Propulsion none

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    YNg-18 159k YNg-18 off Oakland, CA, shortly after delivery, 02 July 1941. Note Port of Oakland warehouses at left.
    National Archives photos 19-N-24293, 19-N-24294 and 19-N-24286
    Mike Green
    YNg-18 116k
    YNg-18 95k

    There is no DANFS history available for YNg-18 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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