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Garbage Lighter No. 2 (1899 - 1920)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

World War I Victory Medal

Wood-hulled Garbage Lighter (Non Self-propelled):
  • Built by New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Completed as Garbage Lighter No. 2, 1903
  • Assigned to Third Naval District at New York, 1903-1920s
  • Designated Garbage Lighter YG-2, 17 July 1920
  • Sunk, circumstances unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 10 September 1923
    Material wood hull, 8-pocket side-dumping scow
    Displacement unknown
    Length 110' 0"
    Beam 29' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Capacity 11,000 cubic feet
    Propulsion none

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

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