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USS Cornel (AN-45)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Yankee - Charlie - Quebec
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Ailanthus Class Net Laying Ship:
Laid down, date unknown, as Yard Net Tender Cornel (YN-64) at Everett-Pacific Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Everett, WA.
Reclassified Net Laying Ship (AN-45), 20 January 1944
Launched, 21 April 1944
Commissioned USS Cornel (AN-45), 6 June 1944, LCDR. John F. Eddy USNR in command
During World War II USS Cornel was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned, 15 February 1946, at San Pedro, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 29 January 1947, for disposal
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 1,460 t.
Length 194' 6"
Draft 13' 6"
Speed 12.1 kts.
Largest Boom Capacity 12 t.
one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
Fuel Capacity 760 Bbls
Diesel electric, Busch-Sulzer 539
two Diesel-drive 60Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 2,500shp
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USS Cornel (AN-45)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||LCDR. Eddy, John Francis, USNR||6 June 1944 - 2 January 1945|
|02||LT. Little, Benjamin James, USNR||2 January 1945 - 17 October 1945|
|03||LT. Anderson, Herbert Louis, USNR||17 October 1945 - 15 February 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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