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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


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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 Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
  • Laid down, 10 February 1943, at Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX. (Gulfport hull No. 220)
  • Launched, 2 June 1943
  • Completed and delivered, 18 March 1944
  • Placed in service as YG-34, date unknown
  • Allocated to the 11th Naval District, at San Diego
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, disposed of fate unknown
    Displacement 313 t.(ft)
    Length 118'
    Beam 27' 7"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one Atlas direct-drive Diesel engine
    single propeller 300shp
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    YG-34 290k YG-34 in the final stages of fitting out during 1943-44 at Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX.
    Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works photo.
    James Swank
    YG-34 282k YG-34 underway, probably during acceptance trials in 1944 near Port Arthur, TX.
    US Navy photo.
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-34 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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