Nan - Oboe - Pup - Nan
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SC-229 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard.
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|56k||U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. Scene in the Naval Academy basin, circa the 1920s or 1930s. Vessels present are (from left to right center) SC-229, USS Reina Mercedes
(IX-25) and USS Cumberland (IX-8)
Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2008
U.S. Navy photo NH 105485
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|??||ENS John Knapp Hollins, USNRF||October 1918|
|??||LTJG John H. Ruminski, USCG||August 1942|
In May, 1944, a special sonar apparatus was installed and tested. Her old wooden hull, however, continued to deteriorate. The Navy ultimately decided that repairing her to a seaworthy condition would entail an unacceptable expense. By March of 1945 the Navy recommended that Boone be decommissioned and disposed of.
She was decommissioned 6 June 1945 and transferred for disposal to the War Shipping Administration on 8 March 1946.
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