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YAG-6

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Lima - Tango
NALT
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Self-propelled Miscellaneous Auxiliary Service Craft:
  • Completed 1911 as the yacht Enchantress (ON 208667) by George Lawley and Son, Neponset, MA for William E. Iselin, New York NY
  • Acquired and renamed Katoura II 1924 by banker Robert E. Tod of New York
  • Acquired and renamed Enchantress 1925 by Morgan Adams of Los Angeles
  • Chartered by the Navy from Adams, 19 December 1941
  • Designation changed from AGb-2 to YAG-5, 31 December 1941
  • Placed in service as YAG-6, 08 January 1942
  • Operated as station vessel at San Pedro 1942-43
  • Laid up and decommissioned by 03 May 1943
  • Purchased by Maritime Commission for $35,000, 16 October 1943
  • Placed back in service as experimental vessel with Navy Radio and Sound Laboratory, San Diego, 08 August 1944
  • Placed out of service, 27 June 1946
  • Struck from Naval Register, 19 July 1946
  • Sold by Maritime Commission to Morgan Adams, 30 August 1946
  • Final Disposition, tranferred to British flag 05 September 1953, final fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 191 gross tons
    Length 136'
    Beam 27'
    Draft 17'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion one diesel, 215bhp

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