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USS Ebony (AN-15)
USS Ebony (YN-10) (1942 - 1944)
Ebony (YN-10) (1941 - 1942)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Bravo - Golf - Delta
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal (with Fleet clasp)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Aloe Class Net Laying Ship:
Laid down, 5 December 1940, at General Engineering and Dry Dock Co., Alameda, CA.
Launched, 3 June 1941
Placed In-Service as Ebony (YN-10), 16 September 1941
Commissioned, USS Ebony (YN-10), 22 May 1942
Redesignated Net Laying Ship (AN-15), 20 January 1944
During World War II USS Ebony was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned, 23 March 1946, at Astoria, OR.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet. Columbia River Group
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 660 t.(lt) 905 t.(fl)
Length 163' 2"
Beam 30' 6"
Draft 11' 8"
Speed 12.5 kts.
one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
two .50 cal. machine guns
Largest Boom Capacity 12 t.
Diesel 665 Bbls
two Enterprise DSG-6 Diesel engine
single Westinghouse Main Reduction Gears
two 60Kw 120V. D.C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 800shp
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USS Ebony (YN-10 / AN-15)
DANFS History entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
|01||ENS. Bernsen, Sandrup, USNR (OinC)||16 September 1941 - 22 May 1942|
|02||LTjg. Bernsen, Sandrup, USNR||22 May 1942 - 25 May 1943|
|03||LT. Diggs, John L, USNR||25 May 1943 - ?|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 20 June 2014
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