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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 Garbutt-Walsh, Inc., Terminal Island, CA
  • Laid down, 28 January 1943
  • Launched, 16 August 1943
  • Completed as YG-44, 23 September 1943
  • Assigned Fourteenth Naval District at Pearl Harbor
  • Sunk off Pearl Harbor, 07 February 1945
  • Salvaged and placed on dock, 10 February 1945
  • Placed overboard at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard and taken to Waipio Point for survey, 08 March 1945
  • Struck from Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final disposition, assume scrapped
    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-44 656k Two views of YG-44, location unknown, circa 1944-45.
    Bureau of Ships photos
    Dave Wright
    YG-44 566k

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-44 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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