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CG-278 (1924 - 1935)

Pre-WWII International Radio Call Sign:
November - Romeo - Yankee - Yankee

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 John H. Mathis Co., Camden, NJ (YN 158)
  • Commissioned as CG-278, 1925
  • Stationed at East Boston, MA, 1925- 1932
  • Transferred to Navy, 15 December 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-50, 1935
  • Assigned to Naval Reserve Training, Seventh Naval District, 1935 - 1940
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold as hulk at Charleston Navy Yard, May 1940
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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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