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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

YG-13 Class Garbage Lighter (Non self-propelled):
  • Built by Fort Pierce Boat Co., Fort Pierce, FL
  • Laid down, 11 January 1943
  • Launched, 17 April 1943
  • Completed as YG-39, 27 April 1943
  • Towed from Key West to Guantanamo Bay with YG-38 by ATR-44, 13-17 August 1943
  • Lost under tow about 50 miles northwest of Colon, Panama (10-10n 79-51w), 27 September 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 November 1944
    Material wood hull
    Displacement 45 tons (lt)
    Length 65' 6"
    Beam 20' 6"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Capacity 2,448 cubic feet
    Propulsion none

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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