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USCGC CG-168 (1925 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Bravo - Whiskey
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 New York Yacht, Launch and Engine Co., New York, NY
  • Commissioned as CG-168, 1925
  • Assigned to New York, NY, and Curtis Bay, MD
  • Decommissioned by the Coast Guard, June 1934
  • Transferred to Navy, 1935
  • Placed in service as District Patrol Craft YP-54, 1935
  • Assigned to the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, for training, 1935 - 1946
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, August 1946
  • 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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    507k Naval Academy Boat Basin during World War II. Sterns of hulks Cumberland (IX-8) and Reina Mercedes (IX-25) are at the left. The YPs present are (left to right): YP-21, YP-22, YP-23, YP-54, YP-55, and YP-57. The superintendant's launch is at the far right and an open motor launch is in the foreground.
    National Archives photo 80-G-K-13846
    Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-54 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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