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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Defense Service Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

YF-257 Class Self-propelled Covered Lighter:
  • Laid down, 31 January 1940, at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA.
  • Launched, 29 June 1940
  • Delivered and placed in service (date unknown)
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 600 t.
    Length 132' 10"
    Beam 30'
    Draft 8'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Armament none
    Complement 10
    Propulsion diesel, twin screws

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    YF-257 58k YF-257 underway off Norfolk Navy Yard, circa 1940.
    US navy photo
    Norfolk Naval Shipyard

    There is no DANFS history record for YF-257 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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