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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

YG-22 Class Steel-hulled Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down, 9 February 1942, at Dekom Shipbuilding, Mill Basin, Brooklyn N.Y.
  • Launched, 13 December 1942
  • Completed and delivered, 9 July 1943
  • Placed in service as YG-22, date unknown
  • Allocated to the 5th Naval District, Norfolk, VA.
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Disposed of by Navy sale, 2 January 1975
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 313 t.
    Length 118' 9"
    Beam 27' 7"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one direct-drive Atlas Diesel engine
    single propeller, 240shp

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    YG-22 1248k YG-22 probably while undergoing Navy acceptance trials in June-July 1943 near Dekom Shipbuilding, Mill Basin, Brooklyn N.Y. James Swank

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-22 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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