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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 5439)
Laid down, 03 July 1945
Launched, 24 October 1945
Placed in service as YG-50, 21 June 1946
Assigned to Eleventh Naval District at San Diego
Struck from the Naval Register, 01 April 1974
Offered for sale at San Diego, 05 September 1974
Again offered for sale, 06 February 1975
Registered as recreational vessel Y G (ON 569800), 1975
Registered to Marine Research Corp., Seattle, WA, as commerical fishing vessel Phoenix, 1978
Later renamed Clearwater Osprey, date unknown
Later renamed Phoenix, date unknown
Final disposition, out of documentation 1993 (possibly lost off Umnak Island, Alaska, 12 April 1993)
Displacement 313 tons
Length 118' 9"
Beam 27' 7"
one Atlas direct-drive Diesel engine
single propeller 240shp
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||Bow shot of YG-50, date and location unknown. Photo from Ted Stone collection.
||Port profile view of YG-50, date and location unknown. Photo from Ted Stone collection.
There is no DANFS history record for YG-50 available at NavSource
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