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YN-21 / AN-26 Mimosa
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 (2) - World War II Victory Medal
Aloe Class Net Laying Ship:
Laid down, 15 October 1940, as Yard Net Tender Mimosa (YN-21), at American Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, OH.
Launched, 15 March 1941
Placed in service, 28 October 1941
Commissioned, USS Mimosa (YN-21) 10 December 1942, LT. W. L. Freeburn in command
Redesignated (AN-26), 20 January 1944
Decommissioned, 27 December 1946, at Vancouver, WA.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group, Astoria, OR.
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Custody transferred to the Maritime Commission, 13 July 1961, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Olympia, WA.
Final Disposition, scrapped (date unknown)
Mimosa earned two battle stars for World War II service
Displacement 560 t.(lt) 850 t.(fl)
Length 151' 8"
Beam 30' 6"
Draft 10' 6"
Speed 12.5 kts.
Armament one single 3"/50 gun mount, two .30 cal. machine guns
Propulsion direct drive diesel, single propeller
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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Last Updated 23 September 2005
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