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YNg-17 (1941 - 2007)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Bravo - Alpha - Tango
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive - 7 December 1941) - American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal (3)

YNG-1 Class Gate Craft:
  • Laid down, 2 December 1940, at Moore Dry Dock Co., Oakland, CA.
  • Launched, 18 March 1941
  • Delivered and placed in service as YNg-17, 17 June 1941
  • During World War II YNg-17 was at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941
  • Reclassified Miscellaneous Unclassified IX-539, 19 April 2007, at NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-Site Maintenance Office, Pearl Harbor, HI.
  • Struck from the Naval Register 29 August 2012
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • YNG-17 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement 110 t.(lt) 225 t.(fl)
    Length 110'
    Beam 34'
    Draft 4'
    Complement 3 Officers 15 Enlisted
    Armament unknown
    Machinery Superior Diesel Motor-Generator sets
    Propulsion none

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    YNG-17 34k Schematic drawing of YNg-17.
    Courtesy Global
    Tommy Trampp

    There is no DANFS history available for YNg-17 / IX-539 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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    Last Updated 8 June 2012