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YG-41 (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, 18 June 1943
  • Completed as YG-41, 22 July 1943
  • Assigned to First Naval District at Newport, RI, 1943 - 1960
  • Reclassified YGN-41, May 1946
  • Placed out of serivce in reserve, May 1947
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Offered for sale at Newport, 08 June 1960
  • Registered to Valdemar R. Bang, Boston, MA, as dredge B-4 (ON 283855), 1960
  • Final disposition, unknown (active through at least 1981)
    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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    YG-41 122k YGN-41 at Newport, RI, 1960. Photo from sales brochure. George Schneider

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-41 / YGN-41 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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