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USCGC CG-203 (1925 - 1934)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Foxtrot - Uniform
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 Kingston Drydock & Construction Co., Kingston, NY
  • Commissioned CG-203, 1924
  • Assigned to New York, NY
  • Transferred to the US Navy, 1936
  • Placed in service as District Patrol Craft YP-59, May 1936
  • Assigned to the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
  • Placed out of service, 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 06 August 1946
  • Registered to Carl P. Birk, St. Louis, MO, as yacht Linda Lou (ON 255875), 1949
  • Final disposition, dismantled, 1962
    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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