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CG-273 (1925 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Lima - Quebec
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 Lake Union Drydock & Machine Works, Seattle, WA
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as CG-273, 1925
  • Transferred to the US Navy, 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-37, 1934
  • Assigned to Eleventh Naval District, training reservists at San Diego, CA, 1934-1941
  • YP-37 patrolled out of San Diego, 1941-1944
  • Placed out of service, September 1944
  • Transferred to Army as personnel launch Q 173, 26 April 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 May 1945
  • Sold to Lawrence F. Johnson, Stockton, CA, as yacht Escape (ON 251987), 1947
  • Sold to Guard C. Darrah, Stockton, CA, 1954
  • Sold to John C. Stringer, Isleton, CA, 1961
  • Sold to Earl Allen, Sacramento, CA, 1963
  • Sold to Jennifer B. Hunn, Berkeley, CA, rig changed to fishing boat, 1972
  • Sold to Paul Worth Bishop, Oakland, CA, 1973
  • Final disposition, out of documentation between 1981-1988
    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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