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CG-175 (1925 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - India - Mike - Kilo
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 Rice Brothers, East Boothbay, ME
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as CG-175, 1925
  • Transferred to the US Navy, 03 April 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-40, 1934
  • Allocated to Dahlgren Naval Proving Ground, VA, 1934 - 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 05 June 1946
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 26 September 1946
  • Registered to Miles K. Thornton, Chincoteague, VA, as yacht Eva Louise (ON 253798), 1947
  • Registered to Elizabeth Zink Triplett, Norfolk, VA, as towing vessel, 1949
  • Registered to Ruth W. Hudson, Beaufort, NC (later Key West, FL), as fishing vessel, 1950
  • Final disposition, sunk in collision with MV Algarvio off Ship Island, MS, 11 July 1960
    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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