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IX-82 Luster


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Miscellaneous Unclassified-Yacht:
  • Built as the yacht Ko-Asa in 1936 at M. M. Davis & Sons, Solomons, MD.
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 21 July 1942
  • Placed in service, 14 August 1942
  • Renamed Luster (IX-82), 2 September 1942
  • Placed out of service, 26 June 1944
  • Transferred to the WSA 20 December 1944
  • Final Disposition, sold, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 68 t.
    Length 82' 6"
    Beam 20'
    Draft 5' 6"
    Speed 8 kts.
    Complement 4
    Propulsion system unknown
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