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YG-22 Class Garbage Lighter (Self-propelled):
  • Built by Bethlehem Steel, San Francisco, CA (YN 5442)
  • Laid down, 26 October 1945
  • Launched, 08 July 1946
  • Completed as YG-53, 07 August 1946
  • Assigned to First Naval District
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 15 August 1974
  • Offered for sale at Philadelphia, 11 March 1975
  • Sold, March 1975
  • 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-53 112k YG-53 at Newport, RI, 11 July 1953. Photo by Ted Stone. George Schneider

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-53 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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