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YFB-48

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 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
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1372 t.
    Length 200' 6"
    Beam 45' 8"
    Draft 15' 9"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion 2-cyl Compound steam engine, 800ihp

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    YFB-48 88k YFB-48 in a ferry slip probably at Pensacola, FL. circa spring-summer-1944. Photo by Ivan LaMeter. Jack LaPeer

    There is no DANFS history record for YFB-48 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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