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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 5435)
Laid down, 15 March 1945
Launched, 29 June 1945
Placed in service as YG-46, 25 October 1945
Assigned to Eleventh Naval District at San Diego
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Offered for sale at San Diego, 05 September 1974
Again offered for sale, 06 February 1975
Registered to Assistance, Inc., San Diego, CA as Egabrag (ON 572028), 1975
Registered to Charles Otterman, San Diego, CA, 1976
Renamed Likantur II, 1979
Registered to Edward McDowd, Los Angeles, CA, 1980s
Registered to Svend & Maxine ASP, Cordova, AK, as fishing vessel Michael A, 1990
Registered to Wilding LLC, Seattle, WA as fishing vessel Michael D, 1996
Registered to Everingham Bros. Bait Co., San Diego, CA as Californian, 2005
Final disposition, active 2017
Displacement 313 tons
Length 118' 9"
Beam 27' 7"
one Atlas direct-drive Diesel engine
single propeller 240shp
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||YG-46 in San Francisco harbor, date unknown. This photo was likely taken during trials. Photo from Ted Stone Collection.
||YG-46 moored at San Diego awaiting her new owners, 31 March 1975. Photo copyright George Schneider.
||Ex YG-46 in her earliest civilian configuration as Egabrag ('Garbage' spelled backwards), taken at San Diego, 03 June 1976. Photo copyright George Schneider.
||Egabrag at San Diego, 07 July 1976. Her conversion to civilian life appears to have been little more than a coat of paint and the addition of a crawler crane. Photo copyright George Schneider.
||As Likantur II, moored at San Diego, 11 July 1985. Photo copyright George Schneider.
||As Michael A, moored at Los Angeles, 26 December 1990. Photo copyright George Schneider.
||As Californian, moored at San Diego, 04 May 2012. She still maintains her original configuration, but her age is starting to show! Unlike the other former garbage lighters bought by Everingham, Californian was never converted for bait catching. Photo copyright George Schneider.
||As Californian, moored at San Diego, 04 December 2013. Photo copyright George Schneider.
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