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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, 22 June 1943
  • Launched, 02 August 1943
  • Completed as YG-43, 04 August 1943
  • Assigned to Fourteenth Naval District at Pearl Harbor
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final disposition, destroyed, April 1947
    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-43 118k Two views of YG-43 at Martha's Vineyard, probably soon after completion in 1943. Photos from Ted Stone Collection. George Schneider
    YG-43 106k

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-43 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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