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YP-47
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CG-152 (circa 1924 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Romeo - Juliet - Golf
NRJG
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, circa 1924 as the wood-hull Coast Guard patrol vessel CG-152 at T. H. Soule, Freeport, ME
  • Commissioned into US Coast Guard service circa 1924
  • Decommissioned by the Coast Guard and transferred to the US Navy in 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-47 in 1934, allocated to the 3rd Naval District
  • Sunk by collision off Staten Island, New York, 26 April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 37.5 t.
    Length 74' 11"
    Beam 13' 7"
    Draft 4'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 8
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion
    two Sterling Engine Co., Buffalo, N.Y. 6-cylinder gasoline engines
    two propellers, 500shp

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    YP-47 248k YP-47 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo.
    Stan Svec
    YP-47 183k Post card image of YP-47 nested with other YPs, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo.
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-47 at NavSource
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