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Zahma (IX-63)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Delta - Oscar - Quebec
NDOQ
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Ketch:
  • Built in 1915 at George Lawley and Son, Shipbuilding Corp, Neponset, MA.
  • Acquired by the Navy from R.J. Rheem, 13 February 1942, at San Diego, CA.
  • Placed in service, as Zahma (IX-63), 26 February 1942
  • Placed out of service, 13 April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 18 July 1944
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 75 t.
    Length 93'
    Beam 20' 7"
    Draft 9' 10"
    Speed 8 kts.
    Complement 6
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion system unknown
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    Zehma 85k Ketch Yacht Zahma around 1916. This photograph is from a data card maintained by the Navy on the vessel during World War I. At that time the Navy considered her "unsuitable for Naval use" and did not assign her an identification number.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command (Ships Histories files), Photo No. None. Courtesy Shipscribe.com.
    Mike Green

    Zahma (IX-63)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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