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Pocotagligo (IX-86)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Echo - Alpha
NZEA
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Miscellaneous Unclassified-Motorized Schooner:
  • Built in 1928 by Mareo U. Martinolich, Lussinpiecolo, Italy
  • Purchased by the Maritime Commission from Charles Deere Wiman, and transferred to the Navy as Marpatcha, 18 August 1942
  • Placed in service as Pocotagligo (IX-86), 9 October 1942, LCDR. Arnold W. Chapin, USNR, officer in charge
  • Placed out of service 17 March 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 28 June 1944
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal
  • Resold to her former owner, 14 March 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 60 t.
    Length 96'
    Beam 17' 9"
    Draft 12'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller

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    Pocotagligo (IX-86)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Officer in Charge
    01LCDR. Chapin, Arnold William, USNR9 October 1942 - 15 March 1943
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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