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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal - Vietnam Service Medal - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Salvage Lifting Craft, Medium (Non Self-propelled):
  • Leased from Great Britain, date unknown
  • Placed in service as ALC-1 in Vietnam, assigned to Harbor Clearance Unit One, date unknown
  • Redesignated Salvage Craft Medium YMLC-5, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 1 September 1975, for scrapping
    Displacement unknown.
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Lifting Capacity 750 t.
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    YMLC-1 101k ALC-1 (YMLC-5) left and ALC-2 (YMLC-6) right lifting the sunken hulk of the French cargo ship SS Paulbert at My Tho, Dinh-Tuong Province, South Vietnam, circa 20 May to 14 June 1966. Paulbert was sunk in 1945 by an aerial bomb. Photo source "Jane's Fighting Ships 1968-69." Robert Hurst and Tony Basile

    There is no DANFS history available for YMLC-5 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
    Fleet Reserve Association

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