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USCGC CG-116 (1924 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Echo - Juliet - Charlie
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 Defoe Boat & Motor Works, Bay City, MI (YN 77b)
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commisioned as CG-116, 1924
  • Intitially stationed in New England
  • Stationed at Pascagoula, MS, as of 1933
  • Decommissioned by the Coast Guard and transferred to the US Navy, 01 May 1934
  • Assigned to Ninth Naval District, training reservists at Cleveland, OH, 1934-1940
  • Assigned to Tenth Naval District, based at Guantanamo Bay, 1941-1944
  • Towed from Guantanamo to Miami by ATR-21, 06-08 August 1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Served as quarters boat with A/S Development Detachment, Atlantic, Port Everglades, FL, April-August 1945
  • Laid up at Merill-Stevens, Miami, FL, September 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 11 October 1945
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, July 1946
  • Sold to Emory W. Hensley, Jr., Tampa, FL, as fishing boat Posidon (ON 253776), 1947
  • Sold to Davenport J. Karow, Palmetto, FL, 1950
  • Sold to Orie L. Williams, Tampa, Fl, 1953
  • Final disposition, abandoned 1954
    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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    YP-29 235k YP-29 underway off Cleveland, probably in the late 1930s.
    US Navy photo.
    Stan Svec
    YP-29 235k YP-24, YP-29 and YP-25 departing Cleveland, OH, 04 November 1940, on their way to the Atlantic coast.
    Photo from Cleveland Plain Dealer, 05 November 1940.
    Dave Wright
    YP-29 457k YP-29 off New York Navy Yard,, 27 March 1941. She had just completed a refit by Consolidated Shipbuilding after her long journey to the Atlantic coast. Note bow of Seattle (IX-39) visible in last photo.
    National Archives photos 19-N-23827, 19-N-23828 and 19-N-23826
    Mike Green
    YP-29 521k
    YP-29 612k

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-29 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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