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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 Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
Built by Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX (YN 222)
Laid down, 23 June 1943
Launched, 11 October 1943
Placed in service as YG-36, 30 August 1944
Arrived at Pearl Harbor, 31 October 1944
Sailed from Pearl to Eniwetok, 24 November - 14 December 1944
Served at Guam and Ulithi, December 1944 - May 1945
Sailed from Ulithi to San Pedro Bay, Leyte, 19-24 May 1945
Served at Leyte into postwar period
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
To FLC (Foreign Liquidation Commission) for disposal, December 1947
Final disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 313 tons
Length 118' 9"
Beam 27' 7"
one Atlas direct-drive Diesel engine
single propeller 240shp
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||Self-propelled Garbage lighter YG-36 moored pierside at her builders yard, Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX., in October 1943. Curaray (PYT-2) is passing to starboard of YG-36.
Photo from the files of Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works
There is no DANFS history record for YG-36 available at NavSource
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