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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built in 1891 as the harbor ferry Josie by Howard Shipyard Co., Jeffersonville IN.
Launched, date unknown
Renamed Manatee, date unknown
Acquired by the Navy, 28 July 1942
Allocated to the 8th Naval District at New Orleans
Placed in service as Dewees (YFB-37)
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 11 October 1945
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 73 t.
Beam 25' 5"
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
Last Updated 19 July 2013
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