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CG-163 (1924 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - India - Delta - Sierra
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 New York Yacht, Launch & Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as CG-163, 1924
  • Stationed at Norfolk, VA, 1924-1934
  • Transferred to the US Navy, 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-20, 1934
  • Assigned to U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, for midshipmen training, 1934-1943
  • Transferred to Naval Training Station Great Lakes, Chicago, IL, November 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, August 1946
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 37.5 tons
    Length 74' 11"
    Beam 13' 7"
    Draft 3' 9"
    Speed 12 knots
    Complement 8
    Armament unknown
    two Sterling 6-cylinder gasoline engines
    two propellers, 500shp

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