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Falkner (YFB-26)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


YFB-19 Class Ferry Boat (wooden hull)
  • Built by Cape May Shipbuilding, Cape May, NJ
  • Launched, 17 March 1944
  • Placed in service, 11 May 1944
  • Assigned to 5th Naval District, 1944-1946
  • Placed in reserve, 10 October 1946
  • Assigned to Severn River Naval Command, 01 May 1947
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 February 1948
  • Sold to Carol Marine Corp., New York, NY as Carol Ann (ON 257095), 1949
  • Resold to John Koch, New York, NY, 1951
  • Sold to Anthony T. Duscio, The Bronx, NY, renamed Theresa L. II, 1953
  • Final disposition, burned at City Island, NY, 09 February 1969
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 65'
    Beam 13'
    Draft 4'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 400shp

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    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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