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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Uniform - Zulu
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 Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
  • Built by DeKom Shipbuilding, Brooklyn, NY
  • Laid down, 14 December 1942
  • Launched, 23 July 1943
  • Completed, 01 December 1943
  • Placed in service at New York Navy Yard as YG-30, 03 December 1943
  • Arrived at Pearl Harbor, 19 May 1944
  • Sailed from Pearl to Majuro, 25 May - 07 June 1944
  • Operated at Eniwetok, June - September 1944
  • Sailed from Eniwetok to Manus, 16-27 September 1944
  • Operated at Manus into 1945
  • Moved to Leyte by end of war
  • Placed out of service, date unknown (still active 1955)
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 01 May 1972
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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-3038k YG-30 at anchor, date and location unknown. Robert Hurst

    Commanding Officers
    01ENS Broward Moore Daniel, D-V(G) USNRMay 1944 - ????

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-30 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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