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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"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one Atlas direct-drive Diesel engine
    single propeller 240shp
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    YG-50 70k Bow shot of YG-50, date and location unknown. Photo from Ted Stone collection. George Schneider
    YG-50 72k Port profile view of YG-50, date and location unknown. Photo from Ted Stone collection. George Schneider

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-50 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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