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C-252 (1917-1936)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - India - Mike - November
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 Luders Marine Construction, Stamford, CT
  • Completed for US Navy as prototype patrol boat C-252, 1917
  • Classified District Patrol Craft YP-66, 1936
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, October 1946
  • Sold to Terrance E. Kelsey, Norfolk, VA, as yacht Elizabeth H. (ON 254994), 1949
  • Sold to Herbert J. Ayers, Rescue, VA, 1960
  • Final disposition, scrapped 1967
    Displacement unknown
    Length 66' 0" waterline
    Beam 13' 3"
    Draft 4' 6"
    Speed 26 knots
    Complement unknown
    Armament one 3-pdr
    Propulsion two Van Blerck 12-cylinder gas engines, 400hp

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