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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 1890 as the ferry John G. McCullogh by Neafie & Levy, Philadelphia, PA. for the NY, Lake Erie & Western RR. Co., New York, N.Y.
Launched, date unknown
Sold in 1905 to Erie RR Co., New York, N.Y., renamed Chautauqua
Renamed Rutherford in 1936
Acquired by the US Navy in 1943
Placed in service as YFB-48 in the 8th Naval District at Pensacola, FL.
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1946
Displacement 1372 t.
Length 200' 6"
Beam 45' 8"
Draft 15' 9"
Propulsion 2-cyl Compound steam engine, 800ihp
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||YFB-48 in a ferry slip probably at Pensacola, FL. circa spring-summer-1944. Photo by Ivan LaMeter.
There is no DANFS history record for YFB-48 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 14 March 2008
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