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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

Self-propelled Covered Lighter:
  • Built in 1943 at American Shipbuilding Co., Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as Covered Lighter (Refrigerated) Self-propelled YFR-451, date unknown
  • Lost by explosion and fire, 14 miles northwest of Boston MA. harbor, 11 May 1944 - 42 24 N, 70 36 W
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 16 May 1944
    Displacement unknown
    Length 132'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 12'
    Speed unknown
    Armament none
    Complement 17
    Propulsion diesel, twin screws

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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