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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 Martha's Vineyard Shipbuilding Co., Martha's Vineyard, MA
  • Laid down, 21 June 1943
  • Launched, 15 July 1943
  • Completed as YG-42, 19 July 1943
  • Assigned "to training," 11 August 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 22 August 1944
  • (Note some sources indicate this unit was active at Leyte during 1945)
    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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