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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"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one Atlas direct-drive Diesel engine
    single propeller 240shp
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    Curaray 338k 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
    Jim Swank

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-36 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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