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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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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
Displacement 60 t.
Beam 17' 9"
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
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|01||LCDR. Chapin, Arnold William, USNR||9 October 1942 - 15 March 1943|
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