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CG-199 (1925 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Golf - Bravo
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 Chance Marine Construction Co., Annapolis, MD
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as CG-199, 1925
  • Stationed at Charleston, SC and Norfolk, VA, 1925-1934
  • Transferred to Navy, 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-21, 15 January 1934
  • Assigned to U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, for midshipmen training, 1934-1943
  • Transferred to Great Lakes for midshipmen training at Northwestern University, November 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 07 February 1946
  • 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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    YP-21 170k YP-21 is in the foreground along with some sisters, probably including YP-10 and YP-11. The USS Cumberland (IX-8), in the background, is serving as a barracks ship for mess attendants at the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD., in June 1938.
    US Naval History and Heritage photo # NH 66890
    Mike Green

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-21 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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