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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Steel-hulled Garbage Lighter (Non-self-propelled):
  • Built by Naval Station Pearl Harbor, TH
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YG-15, 1931
  • Allocated to the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor and Midway
  • YG-15 was at Pearl Harbor on 07 December 1941
  • Sunk in collision at Midway, 11 March 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • YG-15 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Material steel hull
    Displacement unknown
    Length 50' 0"
    Beam 20' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Armament none
    Capacity 1,450 cubic feet
    Propulsion none

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

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    Last Updated 25 December 2017