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YG-40 (1943 - 1946)
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 Martha's Vineyard Shipbuilding Co., Martha's Vineyard, MA
Laid down, 05 May 1943
Launched, 03 June 1943
Completed as YG-40, 19 July 1943
Assigned to First Naval District at Boston, 1943 -1975
Reclassified YGN-40, May 1946
Placed out of serivce in reserve, May 1947
Reclassified equipment for use as an electrical test barge, November 1973
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Offered for sale at Boston, 10 June 1975
Final disposition, fate unknown
Material wood hull
Displacement 45 tons (lt)
Length 65' 6"
Beam 20' 6"
Capacity 2,448 cubic feet
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||YGN-40 at Boston, MA, 1975. She has been fitted with an extensive deckhouse while used as an electrical test barge. Photo from sales brochure.
There is no DANFS history record for YG-40 / YGN-40 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 11 February 2018
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