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YA-28 (1920 - 1935)

Ash Lighter No. 28 (1909 - 1920)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Wood-hulled Lighter:
  • Built by Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as Ash Lighter No. 28, 1909
  • Designated YA-28, 17 July 1920
  • Converted to Garbage Lighter YG-20, 1935
  • Reclassified a small boat, 28 September 1942
  • Final disposition, unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 40' 0"
    Beam 20' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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

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