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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YG-22 Class Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
Built by Bethlehem Steel, San Francisco, CA (YN 5441)
Laid down, 07 August 1945
Launched, 13 May 1946
Completed as YG-52, 24 July 1946
Assigned to Fourteenth Naval District
Departed Pearl for Guam in tow of Abnaki (ATF-96), 18 January 1954
Later assigned to Sasebo and Subic Bay
Towed by Abnaki from Subic Bay to Danang, 04-08 January 1969
Struck from the Naval Register, 01 November 1970
Offered for sale at Subic Bay, 10 June 1971
Sold 09 July 1971
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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||YG-52 at Subic Bay, 1971. Photo from sales brochure.
There is no DANFS history record for YG-52 available at NavSource
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