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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YF-269 Class Self-propelled Covered Lighter:
Laid down in 1942 by Erie Concrete & Steel Supply Co., Erie, PA.
Launched in 1942
Delivered and placed in service in December 1942, allocated to the 3rd Naval District
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 650 t.
Length 132' 6"
Draft 8' 10"
Speed 10 kts.
Cargo Capacity 250 t.
one Union Diesel engine
single propeller, 600shp
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||YF-293 launching at Erie Concrete & Steel Supply Co., Erie, PA., date unknown.
Photo from Bowling Green University Historical Collection of the Great Lakes
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
There is no DANFS history available for YF-293 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 29 February 2008
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