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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YG-22 Class Steel-hulled Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
Built by DeKom Shipbuilding, Brooklyn, NY
Laid down, 22 May 1942
Launched, 30 December 1942
Completed and delivered, 28 August 1943
Placed in service at New York Navy Yard as YG-28, 01 September 1943
Assigned to Fifth Naval District at Norfolk, September 1943 - ???
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final disposition, unknown
Displacement 313 tons
Length 118' 9"
Beam 27' 7"
one direct-drive Atlas Diesel engine
single propeller, 240shp
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