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USS Yazoo (AN-92)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Romeo - November
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

Cohoes Class Net Laying Ship:
  • Authorized as Yard Net Tender YN-121
  • Redesignated Net Laying Ship, date unknown
  • Laid down as Yazoo (AN-92), 6 July 1944, at Zenith Dredge Co., Duluth, MN.
  • Launched, 18 October 1944
  • Commissioned USS Yazoo (AN-92), 31 May 1945, LT. Lionel Krisel USNR in command
  • Decommissioned, 28 August 1962, at Charleston, S. C.
  • Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Norfolk Group
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 1 July 1963
  • Laid up in reserve, 26 September 1962, at the Maritime Administration (MARAD) National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River, Lee Hall, VA.
  • Permanent custody transferred to the MARAD, 1 July 1963
  • Sold for scrapping, 13 June 1974, to National Unity Marine Salvage Corp.
  • Sale rescinded, 9 July 1974
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 5 December 1975, to Boston Metals Co., (PD-X-987 dated 17 October 1974) for $26,666.66.Withdrawn fro the Reserve Fleet, 6 January 1976
    Displacement 785 t.
    Length 168' 6"
    Beam 33' 10"
    Draft 10' 10"
    Speed 12.3 kts.
    Officers 4
    Enlisted 42
    Largest Boom Capacity 12 t.
    one single 3"/50 cal gun mount
    Fuel Capacity
    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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    Yazoo 35k USS Yazoo (AN-92) under way circa 1959, location unknown.
    US Navy photo from "Jane's Fighting Ships 1959-60"
    Ron Reeves
    Yazoo 108k USS Yazoo (AN-92) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec
    Yazoo 27k USS Yazoo (AN-92) under way, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo thanks to: Varamar-Arts
    Tommy Trampp

    USS Yazoo (AN-92)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Krisel, Lionel, USNR31 May 1945 - 30 September 1946
    02LT. Wallingford Eugene, USN30 September 1946 - 1 January 1947
    03ENS. Lindsey, George Henry, USN1 January 1947 - 2 July 1947
    04ENS. Sauve, Douglas Lloyd, USN2 July 1947 - 2 December 1947
    05ENS. Lindsey, George Henry, USN2 December 1947 - 1 May 1948
    06ENS. Sauve, Douglas Lloyd, USN1 May 1948 - 21 July 1948
    07CHBOSN. Winant III, Barent Parlee, USN21 July 1948 - 1 September 1948
    08ENS. Barr Jr., Robert McKeage, USN1 September 1948 - 1 December 1948
    09ENS. Outten Jr., Harold Rawlings, USN1 December 1948 - 1950
    10LT. Reed, Wilbur Edwin, USN1950 - July 1951
    11LT. Wigner, Frank Arthur, USNJuly 1951 - 1953
    12LT. Winant III, Barent Parlee, USN2 July 1958 - 16 September 1960
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

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

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