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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, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YG-36, August 1944
  • Served with Service Squadron Ten at Eniewetok, Guam and Leyte
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, to Foreign Liquidation Commission for disposal, December 1947
    Displacement 313 tons (lt)
    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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