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USS Hazel (AN-29)
International Radio Call Sign:
USS Hazel (YN-24) (1942 - 1944)
Hazel (YN-24) (1941 - 1942)
November - Whiskey - Foxtrot - Sierra
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
Top Row - American Defense Medal (with Fleet clasp)
Bottom Row American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Aloe Class Net Laying Ship:
Laid down, date unknown, as Yard Net Tender Poplar (YN-24), at American Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, OH.
Renamed Hazel prior to launching
Launched, 15 February 1941
Placed in service as Hazel (YN-24), 27 October 1941
Commissioned USS Hazel (YN-24) 17 December 1942, LTjg Alfred W. Brown, in command
Redesignated (AN-29), 20 January 1944
Decommissioned, 11 February 1958, at Mayport, FL.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Springs, FL.
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 September 1962
Displacement 700 t.(fl) 805 t.(lim)
Length 162' 2""
Beam 30' 6"
Draft 11' 8" (lim)
Speed 12.5 kts. (trial)
one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
two .50 cal machine guns
Largest Boom Capacity 12 t.
Diesel 665 Bbls
one Enterprise DSG-6 Diesel-electric engine
single Westinghouse Main Reduction Gears
two Diesel-drive 60Kw 120V D.C. Ships Service Generators
single propeller, 800shp
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||USS Hazel (AN-29) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
USS Hazel (YN-24 / AN-29)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
|01||LTjg. Brown Jr., Alfred Winsor (OIC)||27 October 1941 - 17 December 1942|
|02||LTjg. Brown Jr., Alfred Winsor||17 December 1942 - ?|
|03||LT. Horick, Woodrow Newton, USN||1950 - 1952|
|04||LT. Griffin, J. B., USN||August 1952 - ?|
|05||LT. Christiansen, E. D.||1957 - 11 February 1958
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Net Tender Stories
Last Updated 28 March 2014
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|