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YG-18


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


Welded construction steel-hulled Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
  • Built, 1931-33, at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, Honolulu, T.H.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YG-18 in 1933
  • Allocated to the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement170 t.
    Length 110'
    Beam 26"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Capacity 5,000 Cu. Ft.
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion Diesel
    single propeller

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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