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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

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"
    Beam 30'
    Draft 8' 10"
    Speed 10 kts.
    Cargo Capacity 250 t.
    Armament none
    Complement 11
    one Union Diesel engine
    single propeller, 600shp
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    YF-328 66k 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

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