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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 by Pearl Harbor Navy Yard
  • Laid down, 15 November 1932
  • Launched, 17 August 1933
  • Placed in service as YG-18, 11 December 1933
  • Assigned to Eleventh Naval District at San Pedro, 1933-1943
  • Assigned to the Fourteenth Naval District at Pearl Harbor, 1943-1948
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WAA (War Assets Administration) for disposal, March 1948
  • Registered to Harry Mernstein, Los Angeles, CA, as cargo vessel Noodnick (ON 262759), 1951
  • Acquired by Louis N. Waterfall, Inc., Los Angeles, CA for use as a tender to deep sea oil exploration vessel CUSS I and renamed Rigger I, 1956
  • Later registered to Global Marine Exploration Co. (Glomar), Los Angeles, CA
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement170 tons
    Length 118' 0"
    Beam 26' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Capacity 5,000 cubic feet
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion Diesel
    single propeller, 180hp

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

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