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Carnelian (PY 19)

Call sign:
Nan - Able - Xray - Uncle

Patrol Yacht:

  • Laid down in 1930 as the steam yacht Seventeen by Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine
  • Purchased by the Navy 13 May 1942
  • Commissioned USS Carnelian (PY 19), 7 June 1941
  • Decommissioned 4 January 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 24 October 1946
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 500 t.
  • Length 190' 11"
  • Beam 26'
  • Draft 11'
  • Speed 12 kts.
  • Complement 59
  • Armament: One 3" mount.
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