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USCGC CG-152 (1925 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Romeo - Juliet - Golf
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 T.J. Soule, Freeport, ME
  • Commissioned as CG-152, 1925
  • Transferred to the US Navy, 15 November 1934
  • Placed in service as District Patrol Craft YP-47, 1934
  • Assigned to Seventh Naval District, training reservists at Jacksonville, FL, 1934-1939
  • Assigned to Sixth Naval District, training reservists, 1939-1940
  • Transferred to Third Naval District for patrol duties, late 1940
  • Rammed and sunk by YMS-110 off Staten Island, New York, 26 April 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 August 1943
    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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    248k CG-152 at Base No. 5, East Boston, MA, circa 1930.
    Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection, accession number 08_06_005926 (cropped)
    Stan Svec
    87k YP-47 and YP-8 together, probably during a Naval Reservists training cruise in the 1930s.
    US Navy photo 456592
    Tommy Trampp
    248k YP-47 underway in New York Harbor area, circa 1942-1943.
    US Navy photo
    Stan Svec
    183k Post card image of YP-47 nested with other YPs in New York area, circa 1942.
    US Navy photo
    Robert Hurst

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