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Skaneateles (1934 - 1937)
CG-209 (1925 - 1933)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Charlie - Bravo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built by Kingston Drydock and Construction Co., Kingston, NY
Launched, date unknown
Commissioned as CG-209, 1925
Stationed at Vermillion, OH, 1925-1933
Transferred to the US Navy, 11 December 1933
Named Skaneateles, 01 June 1934
Assigned to the Washington Navy Yard for use of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, renamed and christened Milan (YP-6) 1, 20 October 1937
Returned to patrol duty at the outbreak of World War II
Temporarily loaned to New York City in mid-WWII
Returned to the Navy and assigned to Dahlgren, VA
Placed out of service and declared excess, 05 April 1946
Turned over to the War Shipping Administration (WSA) for disposal, 07 July 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold by WSA, 27 July 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
1. She was renamed Milan after the town in Ohio, birthplace of inventor Thomas Alva Edison - then Asst. Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison's father.
Displacement 37.5 tons
Length 74' 11"
Beam 13' 7"
Speed 12 knots
two Sterling 6-cylinder gasoline engines
two propellers, 500shp
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||Milan (YP-6) maneuvering on the Potomac River, 15 July 1940. She is flying the flag of the Secretary of the Navy. Her bow decoration is the Assistant Secretary of the Navy flag, since she was normally assigned for his use.
Naval History & Heritage Command photos NH 46124, NH 46127 and NH 46128
||Milan (YP-6) underway on the Potomac, circa 1940. She is flying the flag of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy in this view.
Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 46125
||Milan (YP-6) underway, probably near Washington, DC, date unknown. Note the crew manning the rails.
US Navy photo.
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DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command website
Last Updated 31 March 2017
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