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IX-74 Metha Nelson
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Wooden-hulled sailing schooner:
Completed in 1896 by Craig Shipyard, Long Beach, CA.
Acquired by the US Navy, 11 June 1942
Placed in service 25 September 1943
Placed out of service, 25 September 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 24 October 1945
Returned to the War Shipping Administration and resold to Metro-Golden-Mayer one week later
Displacement 464 t.
Draft 11' 9"
Speed 7.5 kts
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||Metha Nelson (IX-74), underway, date and place unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine November 1945
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
View the Metha Nelson (IX-74)
DANFS history entry located at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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