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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"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one Atlas direct-drive Diesel engine
    single propeller 240shp
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    YG-55 140k YG-55 in reserve at Orange, TX, 04 April 1973. Photo by Ted Stone. George Schneider

    There is no DANFS history record for YG-55 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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