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U.S. Naval Abbreviations

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Navy Numbers

--Y--

Note: Where the same abbreviation has more than one meaning, the several meanings have been arranged alphabetically. Abbreviations preceded by an asterisk (*), other than Navy numbers, may never be used singly; those preceded by the symbol for number (#) are the Bureau of Personnel Condensation Code for use in dispatch orders to personnel.

Y -- Consolidated Aircraft Corporation (manufacturer's symbol)

 Y -- Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corporation (manufacturer's symbol)

 Y -- Tankers (Army symbol)

 Y -- Yeoman

 YA -- District Lighter, Ash

 YAG -- District Auxiliary, Miscellaneous

 YandD -- Bureau of Yards and Docks

 YangPat -- Yangtze Patrol, Asiatic Fleet

 Yar -- Yarron (boilers)

 YC -- District Lighter Open

 YC -- Yard Craft

 YCK -- Open Cargo Lighter

 YCU -- Aircraft Transportation lighter

 YCV -- District Lighter, Aircraft Transportation

 Y&D -- Bureau of Yards and Docks

 YD -- District Derrick, Floating

 YDG -- District Degaussing Vessel

 YDSD -- Yards & Docks Supply Depot

 YDT -- District Diving Tender

 YE -- Aircraft radio homing beacon (HAYRAKE)

 YE -- District Lighter, Ammunition

 YF -- District Lighter, Covered (self-propelled)

 YF -- Provision Store Lighter

 YF -- Range Tender

 YFB -- District Ferry Boat or Launch

 YFC -- Car Float

 YFD -- Floating Drydock

 YFN -- District Lighter, Covered (non self-propelled)

 YFR -- Covered Lighter, Refrigerated (self-propelled)

 YFRN -- Covered Lighter, Refrigerated (non self-propelled)

 YFT -- District Lighter, Torpedo Transportation

 YG -- District Lighter, Garbage, (self-propelled)

 YG -- Land-based radio homing beacon (MOTHER)

 YGN -- District Lighter, Garbage (non self-propelled)

 Y-gun -- Y-type depth charge projector

 YH -- District Lighter, Ambulance

 YH -- Radar beacon

 YHB -- District Boat, House

 YHT -- District Scow, Heating

 YJ -- Radar homing beacon

 YK -- Radar beacon

 YLA -- District Lighter, Open Landing

 YM -- District Dredge

 YM -- Radar beacon

 YMS -- District Motor Mine Sweeper

 YMT -- District Tug, Motor

 YN -- District Net Tender

 YNG -- District Gate Tender

 YNT -- District Net Tender (Tug Class)

 YO -- District Barge, Fuel Oil (self-propelled)

 YOG -- District Barge, Gasoline (self-propelled)

 YOGN -- District Barge, Gasoline (non self-propelled)

 Yoke -- "Y" in the phonetic alphabet

 YON -- District Barge, Fuel Oil (non self-propelled)

 YOS -- District Barge, Oil Storage

 YP -- District Patrol Vessel

 YPD -- District Floating Pile Driver

 YPK -- District Barge, Pontoon Stowage

 YR -- District Workshop, Floating

 YRC -- District Chamber, Submarine Rescue

 YRD(H) -- District Workshop, Floating, Drydock (Hull)

 YRD(M) -- District Workshop, Floating, Drydock (Machinery)

 YS -- District Barge, Stevadoring

 YSD -- District Derrick, Seaplane Wrecking

 YSP -- District Pontoon Salvage

 YSR -- District Barge, Sludge Removal

 YT -- Harbor Tug

 YT -- Yukon Territory

 YTB -- District Tug, Harbor, Big

 YTL -- District Tug, Harbor, Little

 YTM -- District Tug, Harbor, Medium

 YTT -- District Barge, Torpedo Testing

 YTX -- Planned District Craft

 YW -- District Barge, Water (self-propelled)

 YWN -- District Barge, Water (non self-propelled)

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Published:Mon Mar 09 15:09:29 EDT 2015