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Pocotagligo (IX-86)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Echo - Alpha
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Miscellaneous Unclassified-Motorized Schooner:
  • Built in 1928 by Mareo U. Martinolich, Lussinpiecolo, Italy
  • Purchased by the Maritime Commission from Charles Deere Wiman, and transferred to the Navy as Marpatcha, 18 August 1942
  • Placed in service as Pocotagligo (IX-86), 9 October 1942
  • Placed out of service 17 March 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 28 June 1944
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal
  • Resold to her former owner, 14 March 1946
  • In 1950, Boat was located in Los Angeles, CA. with owner in Santa Barbara, CA.
  • Registered in 1959 by David Robbins, Los Angeles, CA. as yacht Marpatcha
  • Registered in 1961 by Associated Mineral & Chemical Corp., Los Angeles as yacht Marpatcha
  • Registered in 1963 by P.E. Kahan, Beverly Hills, CA. as yacht Marpatcha, homeport, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Operated in 1964 under the Mexican flag.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 60 t.
    Length 96'
    Beam 17' 9"
    Draft 12'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller

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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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