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Section Patrol Craft Photo Archive
USCGC Yamacraw (CG 21)
Call sign (1919):
George - Vice - Fox - Rush
Yamacraw served the Revenue Cutter Service, the U. S. Navy and the Coast Guard.
Revenue Cutter:Built in 1909 by New York Shipbuilding Co., Camden, NJLaunched 24 October 1908Commissioned 17 May 1910Acquired by the Navy 6 April 1917Returned to the Treasury Department after the warDecommissioned 11 December 1937 at Curtis Bay, MDFate unknown.
Specifications:Displacement 1,080 t.1919 - 1,082 t.Length 191' 8"Beam 32' 6"Draft 13'1919 - 18' 1"Speed 14.1 kts.Complement 731919 - 67Armament: Two 6-pounder rapid fire guns (1909), two 3"/50 dual purpose mounts (1930)Propulsion: One triple expansion steam engine (18", 29" and 47" diameter x 30" stroke), one shaft.
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||U.S. Coast Guard
||21 January 1936
Anchored with captured rum runner Pronto alongside
|01||CAPT Randolph Ridgely, Jr., USCG - USNA Class of 1892 and 1894 (Bilged out of both)|
Awarded the Navy Cross (1918) - Retired as Rear Admiral
|1917 - 8 August 1918|
|02||CAPT John G. Berry, USCG - Awarded the Navy Cross (1918) and the Portugese Commander of the Military Order of the Avis||8 August 1918|
Yamacraw history entry located on the Coast Guard Cutter History website
This page created and maintained by Joseph M. Radigan|