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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built as the auxiliary schooner Winslow in 1936 at T. Berlin Albury, Harbor Island, Bahama Islands
Acquired by the US Navy from Adavondach School Inc., of Florida, 29 July 1942
Renamed and designated Ashley (IX-83), 4 September 1942
Placed in service, 11 September 1942, LCDR. Arnold W. Chapin, USNR, officer in charge
Assigned to the 7th Naval District Local Defense Force, Port Everglades section, Gulf Sea Frontier Force
Placed out of service in 1943
Struck from the Naval Register, 16 November 1943
Loaned, 22 January 1944, to the Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corp
Final Disposition, sold, fate unknown
Displacement 41 t.
Beam 17' 6"
Speed 7.5 kts.
Propulsion system unknown
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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