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YG-22 Class Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Bethlehem Steel, San Francisco, CA (YN 5441)
  • Laid down, 07 August 1945
  • Launched, 13 May 1946
  • Completed as YG-52, 24 July 1946
  • Assigned to Fourteenth Naval District
  • Departed Pearl for Guam in tow of Abnaki (ATF-96), 18 January 1954
  • Later assigned to Sasebo and Subic Bay
  • Towed by Abnaki from Subic Bay to Danang, 04-08 January 1969
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 01 November 1970
  • Offered for sale at Subic Bay, 10 June 1971
  • Sold 09 July 1971
  • Final disposition, fate 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-52 166k YG-52 at Subic Bay, 1971. Photo from sales brochure. George Schneider

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-52 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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