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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal - Vietnam Service Medal - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Salvage Lifting Craft, Medium (Non Self-propelled):
Leased from Great Britain, date unknown
Placed in service as ALC-1 in Vietnam, assigned to Harbor Clearance Unit One, date unknown
Redesignated Salvage Craft Medium YMLC-5, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 1 September 1975, for scrapping
Lifting Capacity 750 t.
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||ALC-1 (YMLC-5) left and ALC-2 (YMLC-6) right lifting the sunken hulk of the French cargo ship SS Paulbert at My Tho, Dinh-Tuong Province, South Vietnam, circa 20 May to 14 June 1966. Paulbert was sunk in 1945 by an aerial bomb. Photo source "Jane's Fighting Ships 1968-69."
||Robert Hurst and Tony Basile
There is no DANFS history available for YMLC-5 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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Last Updated 27 June 2008
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