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Forbes (IX-90)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Miscellaneous Unclassified:
  • Laid down, date and location unknown
  • Acquired by the Navy as Morning Star in 1942
  • Renamed and designated Forbes (IX-90), date unknown
  • Placed in service, 21 January 1943, LCDR. Arnold W. Chapin, USNR, officer in charge
  • Assigned to the 7th Naval District, Port Everglades section base
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission, date unknown for disposal, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications: unknown
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    Forbes (IX-90)
    DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway
    Officers in Charge
    01LCDR. Chapin, Arnold William, USNR21 January 1943 - 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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