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Colington (YFB-43)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Ferry Boat:
  • Built in 1926 as the ferry Elmer W. Jones by New London Shipbuilding & Engineering, Groton, CT.
  • launched, date unknown
  • Renamed Colington, date unknown
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 13 December 1942
  • Allocated to the 5th Naval District
  • Placed in service as Colington (YFB-43), date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,653 t.
    Length 225'
    Beam 42' 1"
    Draft unknown
    Depth of Hold 17' 1"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion steam, 12,000shp

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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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