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USS Naubuc (AN-84) (1945 - 1968)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Papa - Whiskey
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
Second Row - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - Philippines Liberation Medal
Cohoes Class Net Laying Ship
Laid down, 31 December 1943, as (YN-109), at Marine Iron and Shipbuilding Co; Duluth, MN.
Launched, 15 April 1944
Commissioned, USS Naubuc (AN-84) 15 March 1945, LTjg. William H. Bauer USNR in command
Decommissioned, 6 September 1946, at Astoria, OR.
Laid up, 11 May 1961, in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Olympia, WA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 September 1962
Transferred to the Maritime Administration, 1 September 1962, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet
Reacquired and reinstated in the Naval Vessel Register 21 September 1967
Moved to Bremerton Naval Shipyard for conversion to a Yard Salvage Craft Tender, (YRST-4)
Placed in service in March 1958
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 September 1975
Final Disposition, sold, 1 September 1975, by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping
Displacement 785 t.
Length 168' 6"
Beam 33' 10"
Draft 10' 10"
Speed 12.3 kts.
Largest Boom Capacity 12 t.
one single 3"/50 cal gun mount
Diesel 905 Bbls
two Busch-Sulzer BS-539 Diesel-electric engine
single Westinghouse Main Reduction Gear
two 60Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 1,200shp
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USS Naubuc (AN-84)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||LTjg. Bauer, William Heinrich, USNR||15 March 1945 - 6 September 1946|
|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
MARAD Vessel History Database
Last Updated 23 September 2016
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