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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 - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YG-22 Class Steel-hulled Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
Built by Pearl Harbor Navy Yard
Laid down, 03 July 1942
Launched, 27 February 1943
Completed and placed in service as YG-24, 25 June 1943 1
Towed from Pearl Harbor to Noumea by LST-487, July 1943
Stationed at Efate, August 1943 - December 1944
Towed from Efate to Espiritu Santo by Cor Caroli (AK-91), 04-05 December 1944
Served at Eniwetok, October 1945
Placed out of service in reserve, April 1948
Struck from the Naval Register, 15 May 1974
Sold for scrap, December 1974
1. Pearl Harbor Navy Yard's War Diaries show her in active service at Pearl as early as March 1943.
Displacement 313 tons
Length 118' 9"
Beam 27' 7"
one direct-drive Atlas Diesel engine
single propeller, 240shp
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||YG-24 in reserve at Orange TX, 03 Apr 1973. Photo from Ted Stone Collection.
There is no DANFS history record for YG-24 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 09 February 2018
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