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CG-221 (1925 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Bravo - Oscar
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 Vinyard Shipbuilding Co., Milford, DE
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as CG-221, 1925
  • Stationed at Norfolk, VA and Miami, FL, 1925-1934
  • Transferred to Navy, 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-22, 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
  • Registered to Cleveland & Buffalo Steamship Co., Duluth, MN, as passenger boat Yippee (ON 251454), 1947
  • Final disposition, abandoned 1959
    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-22 739k CG-221 underway at Norfolk with a party of schoolgirls aboard, 10 August 1931.
    Norfolk Public Library, Sargeant Memorial Collection, photo smc-vp-fn0000621-022
    Dave Wright
    YP-22 75k Undated photo of YP-22. It seems likely this was taken during her tenure on the Great Lakes, circa 1944-45. Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-22 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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