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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
USS YF-447 (1943 - 1947)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YF-257 Class Self-propelled Covered Lighter:
Laid down in 1943 under contract no. NXs156 at Erie Concrete & Steel Supply Co., Erie, PA.
Launched in 1943
Commissioned USS YF-447 in 1944
Decommissioned in 1946 and laid up in the Reserve Fleet
Reclassified in 1947 as placed in service as Refrigerated Covered Lighter YFR-447
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold, 21 March 1947
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 600 t.
Length 132' 10"
Draft 8' 9" max.
Speed 10.5 kts.
Propulsion diesel, twin screws
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||YF-447 at Erie Concrete & Steel Supply Co., Erie, PA., after launching in 1943.
Photo from Bowling Green University, Historical Collection of the Great Lakes.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
There is no DANFS history for YF-447 / YFR-447 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
No Information Available
Last Updated 7 March 2008
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