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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Garbage Lighter (Non self-propelled):
Built by unknown builder, date and location unknown
Designated Y/D 5 1, date unknown
Placed in service as Garbage Lighter YGN-73, circa 1949
Assigned to Twelfth Naval District
Reclassed "floating equipment," 01 August 1982
Final disposition, fate unknown
1. Please note this was not, as most sources suggest, former floating derrick YD-5, but rather a Bureau of Yard & Docks pontoon not numbered in the usual USN hull designation scheme.
Material steel hull
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||YGN-73 moored alongside the decommissioned Hornet (CVS-12) at Bremerton, 05 July 1980. Photo by Ted Stone.
There is no DANFS history record for YGN-73 available at NavSource
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