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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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USCGC CG-116 (1924 - 1934)
November - Echo - Juliet - Charlie
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 Defoe Boat & Motor Works, Bay City, MI (YN 77b)
Launched, date unknown
Commisioned as CG-116, 1924
Intitially stationed in New England
Stationed at Pascagoula, MS, as of 1933
Decommissioned by the Coast Guard and transferred to the US Navy, 01 May 1934
Assigned to Ninth Naval District, training reservists at Cleveland, OH, 1934-1940
Assigned to Tenth Naval District, based at Guantanamo Bay, 1941-1944
Towed from Guantanamo to Miami by ATR-21, 06-08 August 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Served as quarters boat with A/S Development Detachment, Atlantic, Port Everglades, FL, April-August 1945
Laid up at Merill-Stevens, Miami, FL, September 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 11 October 1945
To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, July 1946
Sold to Emory W. Hensley, Jr., Tampa, FL, as fishing boat Posidon (ON 253776), 1947
Sold to Davenport J. Karow, Palmetto, FL, 1950
Sold to Orie L. Williams, Tampa, Fl, 1953
Final disposition, abandoned 1954
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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||YP-29 underway off Cleveland, probably in the late 1930s.
US Navy photo.
||YP-24, YP-29 and YP-25 departing Cleveland, OH, 04 November 1940, on their way to the Atlantic coast.
Photo from Cleveland Plain Dealer, 05 November 1940.
||YP-29 off New York Navy Yard,, 27 March 1941. She had just completed a refit by Consolidated Shipbuilding after her long journey to the Atlantic coast.
Note bow of Seattle (IX-39) visible in last photo.
National Archives photos 19-N-23827, 19-N-23828 and 19-N-23826
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-29 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 27 March 2017
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