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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YG-22 Class Steel-hulled Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Pearl Harbor Navy Yard
  • Laid down, 03 July 1942
  • Launched, 27 February 1943
  • Completed and placed in service as YG-24, 25 June 1943 1
  • Towed from Pearl Harbor to Noumea by LST-487, July 1943
  • Stationed at Efate, August 1943 - December 1944
  • Towed from Efate to Espiritu Santo by Cor Caroli (AK-91), 04-05 December 1944
  • Served at Eniwetok, October 1945
  • Placed out of service in reserve, April 1948
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 15 May 1974
  • Sold for scrap, December 1974
    1. Pearl Harbor Navy Yard's War Diaries show her in active service at Pearl as early as March 1943.
    Displacement 313 tons
    Length 118' 9"
    Beam 27' 7"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one direct-drive Atlas Diesel engine
    single propeller, 240shp

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    YG-24 112k YG-24 in reserve at Orange TX, 03 Apr 1973. Photo from Ted Stone Collection. George Schneider

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-24 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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