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Barcelo (IX-199)
YP-375 (1942 - 1944)
AMb-17 (1942)

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

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

  • Built in 1929 as the diesel-powered motorboat Raymonde by Storey Shipbuilding Corp., Essex. MA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Acquired, 14 June1942, and designated Base Minesweeper AMb-17
  • Converted for Naval service at Quincy Dry Dock & Yacht Corp, Quincy, MA.
  • Placed in service, 18 April 1942, at Section Base, Boston
  • Redesignated District Patrol Craft YP-375, 1 May 1942
  • Redesignated Miscellaneous Unclassified IX-199, 15 December 1944
  • Named Barcelo (IX-199), 19 December 1944
  • Placed out of service, 23 October 1945
  • Transferred, 29 March 1946, to the Maritime Commission for disposal
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 110t.
    Length 84' 3"
    Beam 21' 7"
    Draft 10'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament one single 40mm AA Gun mount
    two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller
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    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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