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YN-66 / AN-47 Canotia

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

Ailanthus Class Net Laying Ship:
  • Laid down as Yard Net Tender Canotia (YN-66) at Everett-Pacific Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Everett, WA. Reclassified Net Laying Ship (AN-47), 20 January 1944
  • Launched, 4 July 1944
  • Commissioned USS Canotia (AN-47), 31 July 1944
  • Decommissioned, 18 February 1946, at San Diego, CA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, sold, 21 April 1947, fate unknown
  • Canotia earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement 1,100 t.
    Length 194' 7"
    Beam 37'
    Draft 13' 6"
    Speed 12.1 kts.
    Complement 56
    Armament one single 3"/50 gun mount, two single 20mm gun mounts
    Propulsion diesel electric, 2,500 hp
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    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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