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USCGC Eagle (1925 - 1936)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Hotel - Quebec
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 Defoe Boat & Motor Works, Bay City, MI (YN 83)
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as the 100-foot US Coast Guard patrol boat USCGC Eagle, 11 November 1925
  • Stationed at New London, CT, serving on the offshore patrol force, 1925 - 1932
  • Stationed at Charleston, SC, 1932 - 1933
  • Assigned to Cleveland Division with headquarters at Charlotte, NY, 04 August 1933 - 1936
  • Decommissioned, 29 February 1936
  • Transferred to the US Navy
  • Placed in service as YP-64, 1936
  • Assigned to 3rd Naval District at Buffalo, NY for reservist training, 1937 - 1940
  • Moved from Great Lakes to New York, NY, November 1940
  • YP-64 was assigned to the 10th Naval District, based at San Juan, 1942 - 1945
  • Arrived Charleston Navy Yard for stripping, 22 June 1945
  • Placed out of service, 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, May 1946
  • Registered to E. Randall Swan, Charleston, SC, as Eagle (ON 250504), 1946
  • Registered to John G. Murphy, Mobile, AL, 1947
  • Registered to Remmel L. Shibley (Shibley Marine Services), Houston, TX, 1952
  • Registered to Coating Specialists, Inc., Harvey, LA, 1957
  • Registered to the GBQ Corp., Harvey, LA, 1971
  • Registered to Platform Coating Service, Inc., Harvey, LA, 1975
  • Removed from documentation as "scrapped," September 1977
  • Redocumented by James Calvin Faulkner, New Orleans, LA, August 1979
  • Final Disposition, out of documentation between 1981 and 1988
    Displacement 210 tons full load
    Length 99' 8"
    Beam 23'
    Draft 4' 6"
    Speed 12 knots
    Complement 1 Warrant Officer, 14 Enlisted (USCG)
    Armament one single 3"/23 gun mount
    two Grey Marine Diesel engines
    twin propellers, 300 BHP
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    YP-64 62k YP-64 at Alexandria Bay, NY, 1940, probably during a summer reservist cruise.
    Photo taken by future CDR Donald A. Heberling (USNA Class of 1946)
    Paul Heberling

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-64 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    US Coast Guard Historian's Office - Eagle 1925
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    Last Updated 01 March 2019