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IX-49 Spindrift (IX-49

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Bravo - Yankee

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

Auxiliary Cutter:
  • Built in 1928 by F. F. Pendleton, Wiscasset, Maine
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Acquired by the Navy, 26 October 1941
  • Assigned to the Severn River Naval Command and placed in service for duty with the United States Naval Academy
  • Placed out of service in reserve in 1947
  • Reactived, date unknown, for service at NAS Patuxent River
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 22 December 1952
  • Sold in 1953
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
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    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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