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CG-252 (1924 - 1934)
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 Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL
Launched, date unknown
Commissioned as CG-252, 1924
Stationed at Pascagoula, MS
Transferred to Navy, May 1933
Placed in service as YP-26, 1934
Assigned to Ninth Naval District for reservist training, 1933-1940
Transferred from Great Lakes to Atlantic coast for patrol duties, November 1940
Assigned to Fifteenth Naval District in Canal Zone, 1941
Damaged beyond repair by explosion and fire while on ways at Folk River shops, Cristobal, 16 November 1942
Explosion probably caused by gasoline vapors in engine room; six men injured, none seriously.
Displacement 37.5 tons
Length 74' 11"
Beam 13' 7"
Draft 3' 9"
Speed 12 knots
two Sterling 6-cylinder gasoline engines
two propellers, 500shp
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Last Updated 12 December 2017
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