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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-852 Class Covered Lighter (Self-propelled):
Built at Defoe Shipbuilding, Bay City, MI (YN 363)
Launched, date unknown
Delivered and placed in service, 18 June 1945
Initially assigned to 7th Naval District, stationed at Key West, FL
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold to Bourg Towing Co., Houma, LA and renamed Sid. Bourg (ON 287724), 1962
Sold and renamed New Leaf, date unknown
Sold and renamed Tenille Eymard, date unknown
Sold and renamed Tenille, date unknown
Sold to Magone Marine Service Inc., Dutch Harbor, AK, renamed Redeemer, date unknown
Current Disposition, in service as tow/salvage vessel at Dutch Harbor
Displacement 300 t.(lt) 650 t.(fl)
Complement one Officer, ten Enlisted
Propulsion diesel, twin screws
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||USS Markab (AD-21) laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Orange,TX., circa 1947-1952.
Of note are the five self-propelled lighters (YF)s moored in the foreground, they include; from right to left:
US Navy photo from Naval Station Orange, TX.
||YF-881 as Redeemer underway in heavy Alaskan seas, date unknown.
Phot courtesy Marine Exchange of Alaska.
There is no DANFS history record for YF-881 available at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Redeemer page at Marine Exchange of Alaska
Last Updated 10 August 2015
This page was created by Gary P. Priolo and is maintained by David L. Wright|