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Green Island (YFB-32)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Wooden hulled Ferry Boat
  • Built by Portland Shipbuilding Co., South Portland, ME (also cited as Dyer's Yard)
  • Completed for Casco Bay Lines, Portland, ME as Aucocisco (ON 107286), 1897
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 03 April 1942
  • Placed in service as Green Island (YFB-32), 05 May 1942
  • Allocated to the 1st Naval District, used as liberty boat at Casco Bay, ME, 1942-45
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Returned to Casco Bay Lines, Inc., 18 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 20 March 1946
  • Returned to Casco Bay Lines and resumed operations as Aucocisco, 1946
  • Final Disposition, scrapped 1953
    Displacement 167 gross tons
    Length 117'
    Beam 24'
    Draft 8' 9"
    Speed 0 kts
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    2-cylinder compound steam engine
    single propeller, 250shp

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    Green Island 69k Aucocisco underway, date and location unknown. Photo courtesy Bowling Green State University's Great Lakes Vessels Online Index Dave Wright
    Green Island 147k Aucocisco underway, date and location unknown. Dave Wright

    Green Island (YFB-32)
    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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