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YG-36


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
    Specifications:
    Displacement 313 tons (lt)
    Length 118' 9"
    Beam 27' 7"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion
    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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