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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 5443)
Laid down, 15 May 1946
Launched, 22 July 1946
Completed as YG-55, 30 August 1946
Placed in reserve in Sixth Naval District, February 1948
Moved to Orange, TX, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 15 June 1974
Offered for sale from Orange, TX, reserve fleet, 05 November 1974
Sold, November 1974
Final disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 313 tons
Length 118' 9"
Beam 27' 7"
one Atlas direct-drive Diesel engine
single propeller 240shp
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||YG-55 in reserve at Orange, TX, 04 April 1973. Photo by Ted Stone.
There is no DANFS history record for YG-55 available at NavSource
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