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Arrowsic (YFB-59)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Yard Ferryboat:
  • Built by Todd Shipyard Corp., Brooklyn, NY (YN 32)
  • Completed for City of New York as ferryboat Murray Hulbert (ON 224506), July 1925
  • Renamed Rockaway, 1930
  • Used on the Broadway Ferry route between Broadway in Brooklyn and Grand St in Lower Manhattan
  • Acquired by Navy on bareboat charter, 19 February 1945
  • Named Arrowsic, 06 April 1945
  • Assigned to Third Naval District, 1945 -1946
  • Placed out of service, 20 May 1946
  • Struck from Naval Register, 05 June 1946
  • Returned to former owner, 11 June 1946
  • Hulked by 1967
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 190 gross tons / 129 net tons
    Length 84' 9"
    Beam 26' 2"
    Draft 10' 5"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion steam, 200hp

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    DANFS history entry located at the Naval History and Heritage Command website
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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