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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

YG-22 Class Steel-hulled Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
  • Built by DeKom Shipbuilding, Brooklyn, NY
  • Laid down, 15 May 1942
  • Launched, 12 December 1942
  • Completed, 24 July 1943
  • Placed in service at New York Navy Yard as YG-25, 29 July 1943
  • During World War II was assigned to First Naval District, operating out of Casco Bay, ME
  • Postwar continued serving in First Naval District out of Boston
  • Placed out of service, date unknown (still active 1955)
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold for scrap, July 1972 (according to NVR - may have actually been sold in 1960)
    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-25 137k YG-25 at Newport, RI, 1960. Photo from sales brochure. George Schneider

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-25 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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