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IX-67 Guinevere


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


  • Auxiliary Schooner
  • Built by George Lawley and Sons, Neponset, MA. 1921
  • Acquired by the Navy from her owners, the Edgar Palmer family, 24 March 1942
  • Commissioned, USS Guinevere (IX-67), 16 June 1942 at Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Decommissioned, 2 August 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 August 1945
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal, 25 April 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 503 t.
    Length 195'
    Beam 32' 6"
    Draft 15'.
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    Guinevere 42k One of three photos of the yacht Guinevere underway, given at Christmas 1942 by the Edgar Palmer family to each crew member along with a leather wallet with this port side view. Gil Pollnow, QM USS Guinevere
    Guinevere 42k One of the three photos of the yacht Guinevere underway, given at Christmas 1942 by the Edgar Palmer family to each crew member. Gil Pollnow, QM USS Guinevere
    Guinevere 42k One of the three photos of Guinevere (IX-67) underway, given at Christmas 1942 by the Edgar Palmer family to each crew member. Gil Pollnow, QM USS Guinevere
    Guinevere 42k Guinevere (IX-67) underway, date and place unknown.
    U S Navy photo
    Hyper War US Navy in WWII

    View the Guinevere (IX-67)
    DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway web site
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    "The Last Man of War" Washington Post.com
    By Ken Ringle Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, June 17, 2001; Page F01
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