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USCGC CG-301 (1925 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Echo - Bravo - Victor
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
  • Commisioned as CG-116, 1925
  • Stationed at Biloxi, MS, 1925-1930
  • Stationed at Pascagoula, MS, 1933-1934
  • Decommissioned by the Coast Guard and transferred to the US Navy, 01 May 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-27, 1934
  • Assigned to Ninth Naval District, training reservists on the Great Lakes, 1934-1940
  • Assigned to Fifth Naval District, based at Norfolk, VA 1941-1944
  • Ran aground at Plantation Creek, 2 miles south of Cape Charles, VA, and abandoned, 30 September 1943
  • Refloated by two LCTs, 06 October 1943
  • Placed out of service at Little Creek, VA, 28 April 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 May 1945
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, May 1947
  • Final disposition, unknown (presumed scrapped)
    Displacement 37.5 tons
    Length 74' 11"
    Beam 13' 7"
    Draft 4'
    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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