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IX-62 Vilechi


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


Ketch:
  • Built in 1930 at San Diego Marine Construction Co., San Diego, CA.
  • Acquired by the Navy, 23 December 1941
  • Placed in service as Vilechi (IX-62), 26 February 1942
  • Placed out of service, 20 September 1945
  • Returned to her owner, 27 September 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 24 October 1945
    Specifications:
    Displacement 54 t.
    Length 80'
    Beam 19' 3"
    Draft 11' 3"
    Speed 7 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion sail with auxiliary engine, single propeller
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