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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Self-propelled Wooden-hulled Miscellaneous Auxiliary Service Craft:
  • Built in 1910 by Nilson & Kelez, Seattle WA, as the motor halibut schooner Comet (ON 207529) for San Juan Fishing & Packing Co., Seattle, WA
  • Owned in 1925 by Edward Conroy, Seattle, WA
  • Sold to G.H. Wills, Seattle, WA, converted to cannery tender, renamed Dorothea, 1927
  • Sold to C.J. Sebastian, Seattle, WA, about 1934
  • Sold to John S. York, Seattle, WA, 1940
  • Acquired by the US Navy under bareboat charter to the Bureau of Yards & Docks, 13 January 1943
  • Operated as dredge tender in Alaska with civilian crew on six month contract
  • Placed in service as YAG-31, 03 August 1943
  • Placed out of service and returned to owner, 27 December 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 February 1944
  • Sold to T.D. Goodpasture, Seattle, WA, 1945
  • Sold to Martin B. Dahl, Juneau, AK, 1950
  • Sold to Delpen Co., Seattle, WA, 1953, renamed Delpen
  • Sold to Alaska Northwestern Fisheries, Seattle, WA, 1968
  • Sold to William R. Chouinard, Seattle, WA, about 1981
  • Out of documentation by 1989
    Displacement 116 gross tons
    Length 94'
    Beam 19.5'
    Draft 9.6'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion one diesel engine, single propeller, 100bhp

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    Commercial Service
    YAG-31 32k As Comet, date unknown. From Pacific Motor Boat magazine, January 1916 Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history available for YAG-31 at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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