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Mustang (IX-155)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Alpha - India
NAAI
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


  • Four-master wooden schooner, William H. Smith built in 1899 by H. K. Hall, Port Blakely, WA.
  • Acquired by the Navy from Alaska Salmon Co. of San Francisco, 28 January 1944
  • Converted for Navy service by Pacific Drydock & Repair Co., Oakland, CA.
  • Renamed Mustang 6 February 1944
  • Assigned to the Amphibious Training Base at Coronado, CA. as a training facility, 17 April 1944
  • Declared surplus to Navy needs, 16 May 1946
  • Struck from the Navy Register, 5 June 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission and subsequently sold to Arthur Banks of Los Angeles
    Specifications:
    Displacement 566 t.
    Length 170' 4"
    Beam 37' 6"
    Draft unknown
    Depth12' 8"
    Speed 13.5 kts
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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    Mustang 71k Mustang at anchor at NAB Coronado, CA. circa 1944. This schooner hulk was used to train coxswains in bringing landing craft alongside a ship.
    US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N-75179, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
    Mike Green

    Mustang (IX-155)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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