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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
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
Displacement 1,653 t.
Beam 42' 1"
Depth of Hold 17' 1"
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
Last Updated 14 November 2014
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