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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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"
Capacity 2,448 cubic feet
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||Two views of YG-44, location unknown, circa 1944-45.
Bureau of Ships photos
There is no DANFS history record for YG-44 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 15 March 2018
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