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CG-272 (1924 - 1933)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - India - Golf - Golf
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Lake Union Drydock & Machine Works, Seattle, WA
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as CG-272, 12 January 1925
  • Stationed in Puget Sound, 1925-1933
  • Transferred to the US Navy, 1933
  • Placed in service as YP-7, 14 November 1933
  • Assigned to the 13th Naval District for reservist training, 1934-1941
  • During World War II was used as a guard boat at Puget Sound Navy Yard and NAS Whidbey Island
  • Placed out of service, 20 September 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 08 May 1946
  • Final Disposition, transferred to Bellingham WA Sea Scouts and renamed S E S Discovery, November 1947
  • Documented as ON 276913, 1958
  • Sold as yacht and renamed Meldora-J III, 1980s
  • Out of documentation, 2000
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 37.5 tons
    Length 74' 11"
    Beam 13' 7"
    Draft 4'
    Speed 12 knots
    Complement 8
    two .50 cal machine guns
    four depth charges
    two Sterling 6-cylinder gasoline engines
    two propellers, 500shp

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    YP-7 141k YP-7 off Puget Sound Navy Shipyard, 01 March 1943. Her armament consists of two Browning 0.50 caliber water-cooled machine guns on Mark 3 mounts, and a short depth charge rack aft.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the Puget Sound Navy Museum.
    Mike Green and Tracy White

    There is no DANFS history record available for USS YP-7 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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