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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 - 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"
one direct-drive Atlas Diesel engine
single propeller, 240shp
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||YG-25 at Newport, RI, 1960. Photo from sales brochure.
There is no DANFS history record for YG-25 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 09 February 2018
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