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CG-105 (1924 - 1933)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Delta - Hotel
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

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ (YN 147)
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as CG-105, 1924
  • Transferred to the US Navy, 15 January 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-9, 1934
  • Assigned to Third Naval District, training naval reservists, 1934-1941
  • During Wolrd War II assigned to Third Naval District, patrolling New York harbor approaches
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 1946
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, July 1946
  • Registered to Joseph Frontiera, Inc., Gloucester MA, as miscellaneous barge Blythe Sprit (ON 253262), 1948
  • Final Disposition, abandoned 1968
    Displacement 37.5 tons
    Length 74' 11"
    Beam 13' 7"
    Draft 4'
    Speed 12 knots
    Complement 8
    Armament unknown
    two Sterling 6-cylinder gasoline engines
    two propellers, 500shp

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    YP-9 451k YP-9 arriving on scene as a fire rages aboard the yacht Chrysolite, circa 1934, location unknown. The yacht was flying the burgee of the New York Yacht Club.
    Photo by Edwin Levick from the Edwin Levick Collection, Marinerís Museum, Newport News, VA.
    Jim Geldert
    YP-9 167k YP-9 comes alongside examination vessel Lightship 114 off Tompkinsville, Staten Island, 04 April 1942. One of her two .30 caliber Lewis machine guns is covered, forward, and she carries two depth-charge racks astern, each with two depth charges. Note the life raft somewhat haphazardly stowed atop the pilothouse.
    National Archives photo 80-G-360238
    Tracy White @ Researcher @ Large.

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-9 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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