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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
YG-22 Class Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
Built by Bethlehem Steel, San Francisco, CA (YN 5434)
Laid down, 15 March 1945
Launched, 29 June 1945
Placed in service as YG-45, 12 October 1945
Assigned to Fifth Naval District at Norfolk
Placed out of service in reserve at Norfolk, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Offered for sale at Norfolk, VA, 13 June 1974
Sold to Long Island Oyster Farm and registered as fishing vessel G.H. Vanderborgh Sr. (ON 560960), 1975
Registered under Honduran flag, 1992
Final disposition, unknown
Displacement 313 tons
Length 118' 9"
Beam 27' 7"
one Atlas direct-drive Diesel engine
single propeller 240shp
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||YG-45 underway, date and location unknown. The personnel aboard appear to all be civilians, so this might be a trials photo. Photo from Ted Stone Collection.
||YG-45 underway at San Francisco, 16 October 1945, probably completing her acceptance trials. Photo from Ted Stone Collection.
||YG-45 in reserve at Portsmouth, VA, date unknown. Attack transport Mountrail (APA-213) is moored in the background. Photo from Ted Stone Collection.
There is no DANFS history record for YG-45 available at NavSource
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