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YG-39


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


YG-13 Class Garbage Lighter (Non self-propelled):
  • Built by Fort Pierce Boat Co., Fort Pierce, FL
  • Laid down, 11 January 1943
  • Launched, 17 April 1943
  • Completed as YG-38, 27 April 1943
  • Towed from Key West to Guantanamo Bay with YG-38 by ATR-44, 13-17 August 1943
  • Lost under tow about 50 miles northwest of Colon, Panama (10-10n 79-51w), 27 September 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 November 1944
    Specifications:
    Material wood hull
    Displacement 45 tons (lt)
    Length 65' 6"
    Beam 20' 6"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Capacity 2,448 cubic feet
    Propulsion none

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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