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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"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one Atlas direct-drive Diesel engine
    single propeller 240shp
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    YG-45 301k 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. George Schneider
    YG-45 114k YG-45 underway at San Francisco, 16 October 1945, probably completing her acceptance trials. Photo from Ted Stone Collection. George Schneider
    YG-45 142k YG-45 in reserve at Portsmouth, VA, date unknown. Attack transport Mountrail (APA-213) is moored in the background. Photo from Ted Stone Collection. George Schneider

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-45 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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