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Sardonyx (PYc-12)



Call sign:
November - Bravo - Quebec - Zulu

Coastal Patrol Yacht: Built in 1928 as the yacht Queen Anne by Germania Werft, Kiel, Germany; Acquired by the Navy, 19 June 1941; Renamed Sardonyx 18 July 1941; Commissioned USS Sardonyx (PYc-12), 15 August 1941; Decommissioned, 3 January 1944 and placed in service, 3 January 1944; Placed out of service, 17 July 1946; Struck from the Naval Register, 29 October 1946; Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal, 10 July 1947 and sold.
Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 640 t.; Length 175' 4" ; Beam 27'; Draft 11' 11"; Speed 11.5 ts.k; Complement 65; Armament one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, four .30 cal. machine guns; Propulsion two 800shp Krupp diesel engines, two shafts.


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