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CG-286 (1925 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Charlie - Echo
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 Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ (YN 166)
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as CG-286, 1925
  • Stationed at New York, NY
  • Transferred to Navy, 16 March 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-23, 1934
  • Assigned to U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, for midshipmen training, 1934-1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, August 1946
  • Registered to John Hans Gordon, Annapolis, MD, as yacht Bonnie G. (ON 251185), 1947
  • Sold to D.T. Gardner, Annapolis, MD, about 1950
  • Registered to R.L. Traver, West Palm Beach, FL as freight boat, 1954
  • To British flag, registered to Hog Cays Development Company, Nassau, Bahamas as Mary Ann Kate, 1955
  • Final disposition, fate unknown - was still active in 1968
    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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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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