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CG-83512 (1943 - 1945)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Whiskey - Echo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Wheeler Shipyard, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
  • Completed for US Coast Guard as CG-83512, December 1943
  • Served in Normandy invasion as rescue boat USCG 57
  • Transferred to US Navy, 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold as yacht, renamed Maurice F. Fitzgerald (ON 284898), 1961
  • Renamed Galatea,1964
  • Sold to Southern Marine Exploration Co., Miami, Fl, renamed Mary K., 1966
  • Final Disposition, out of documentation, 1984
    Displacement 60 tons
    Length 83'2" overall
    Beam 16'2"
    Draft 5'4"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion 2 Sterling Viking II diesels, 1200hp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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