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USS Teaberry (AN-34)
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USS Teaberry (YN-29)
Teaberry (YN-29)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Whiskey - Delta - Charlie
NWDC
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal


Aloe Class Net Laying Ship
  • Laid down, 25 October 1940, as Yard Net Tender (YN-29) at John H. Mathias Co., Camden, N.J.
  • Launched, 24 May 1941
  • Placed in service as Teaberry (YN-29), 16 March 1942
  • Commissioned, USS Teaberry (YN-29), date unknown
  • Reclassified Net Laying Ship (AN-34), 20 January 1944
  • During World War II USS Teaberry was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Decommissioned, 14 December 1946, at Astoria, OR.
  • Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group, Astoria
  • Recommissioned, 19 April 1952, LT. L. W. Bell, USN, in command
  • Decommissioned, 7 July 1961
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 1 August 1961
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 12 January 1962, to Pacific Towboat and Salvage Co.
    Specifications:
    Displacement 700 t.(fl) 805 t.(lim)
    Length 162' 2""
    Beam 30' 6"
    Draft 11' 8" (lim)
    Speed 12.5 kts. (trial)
    Complement
    Officers 4
    Enlisted 44
    Armament
    one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
    two .50 cal machine guns
    one y-gun.
    Largest Boom Capacity 12 t.
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 665 Bbls
    Propulsion
    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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    Teaberry 156k Starboard broadside, down view of USS Teaberry (AN-34) underway in the Cooper River off Charleston S.C,, 25 April 1944. Photo taken from Cooper River Bridge.
    Navy Yard Chaleston, S.C. photo # 925-44
    Robert Hall
    Teaberry 186k Starboard bow, down view of USS Teaberry (AN-34) underway in the Cooper River off Charleston S.C,, 25 April 1944. Photo taken from Cooper River Bridge.
    Navy Yard Chaleston, S.C. photo # 924-44
    Glenn Paulson, Courtesy George Cates JOC USN Ret. USS Teaberry and Robert Hall
    Teaberry 93k Starboard broadside view of USS Teaberry (AN-34) underway in the Cooper River off Charleston S.C,, 25 April 1944.
    Navy Yard Chaleston, S.C. photo # 920-44
    Robert Hall
    Teaberry 175k Bow down view of USS Teaberry (AN-34) underway in the Cooper River off Charleston S.C,, 25 April 1944. Photo taken from Cooper River Bridge.
    Navy Yard Chaleston, S.C. photo # 923-44
    Robert Hall
    Teaberry 106k Stern view of USS Teaberry (AN-34) underway in the Cooper River off Charleston S.C,, 25 April 1944.
    Navy Yard Chaleston, S.C. photo # 922-44
    Robert Hall

    USS Teaberry (AN-34)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Bell, L. W.,USN19 April 1952 - ?
    02LT. Bridge, Daniel ThomasMarch 1957 - June 1959
    03LT. Jordan, James Stewart January 1960 - ?
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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