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YG-27 (1942-1946)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

YG-26 Class Steel-hulled Garbage Lighter (Non self-propelled):
  • Built by Dravo, Wilmington, DE
  • Laid down, 09 February 1942
  • Launched, 24 March 1942
  • Completed, 30 March 1942
  • Assigned to First Naval District, 1942 - 1960
  • Reclassified YGN-27, May 1946
  • Struck from Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold 1961
  • Registered to Bernstein & Jacobson, Portland, ME as dredge Newport (ON 287620), 1962
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 106 tons
    Length 115' 0"
    Beam 28' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none
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    YGN-27 182k YGN-27 at Newport, RI, 1960, outboard of an unidentified YO. Photo from sales brochure. George Schneider

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-27 / YGN-27 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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