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Newton (IX-33)
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Newton (ID# 4306) (1922 - 1941)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Golf - Charlie
NAGC
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Training Vessel:
  • Built in 1919 at L. H. Shattuck, Inc., Portsmouth, N.H.
  • Acquired by the Navy from the US Shipping Board, 2 October 1922
  • Assigned to the Naval Militia of the State of New Jersey, as a training ship
  • Designated (lX-33), 17 February 1941
  • Placed in service, 22 November 1944, at the New York Navy Yard, to serve as a brig for Navy Armed Guard
  • Placed out of service, 14 November 1945
  • Struck from the Navy Register, 8 January 1946
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 12 September 1946, sunk in the Hudson River the same month
    Specifications:
    Displacement 5,450 t. (limiting)
    Length 268'
    Beam 45' 2"
    Draft 22' (limiting)
    Armament
    one 4" gun
    four 6-pdrs
    Propulsion
    one non-operational Worthington vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine

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    Newton 139k Newton (IX-33) with YP-11 and USS PE-55 at Jersey City, N.J., in 1935.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo # NH 66889.
    Mike Green
    Newton 40k Newton (IX-33) docked at Armed Guard Center, Brooklyn, New York, being used as the brig, US Navy photo, circa 1945. Joe Radigan, MACM USN Ret
    Newton 57k Newton (IX-33) docked at Armed Guard Center, Brooklyn, New York.
    Photo from World War II U.S. Navy Armed Guard and World War II U.S. Merchant Marine web site.
    Robert Hurst

    Newton (IX-33)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
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