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Euhaw (IX-85)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Delta - Bravo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Miscellaneous Unclassified:
  • Built in 1910 as the wood hull auxiliary yawl Nurmah. Designed by F. D. Lawley and built at South Boston, MA. by George S. Lawley & Sons, Neponset, MA.
  • Named changed to Mayhap, date unknown
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1942 from John N. Matthews of New York
  • Allocated to the 7th Naval District
  • Completed conversion, 11 September 1942
  • Renamed and designated Euhaw (IX-85), date unknown
  • Placed in service 13 October 1942
  • Engine replaced in 1944, 110-HP Gray Marine diesel engine
  • Placed out of service, in June 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 28 June 1944
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration, for disposal
  • Sold back to Mr. Matthews in November 1944, she resumed service as the yacht Mayhap
  • Registered in 1949 by Gordon Raymond, New York, as yacht Mayhap
  • Registered in 1954 by Alphonsas A. Urbella, Richmond Hill, N.Y. as vessel Mayhap, homeport, New York City.
  • Transferred to British registry in 1958
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 49 t. light, 59 t. loaded
    Length 84' oa
    Beam 19'
    Depth of Hold unknown
    Draft 5.8'
    Speed 9 kts
    Complement 10 (1944)
    Armament unknown
    one Sterling gas engine, (fitted 1922)

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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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